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convert (used of religious change Mer.V. III. v. 37)
1. trans. to turn in another direction AYL. V. iv. 168 “c-ed . . . from his enterprise,” Sonn. vii. 11 “The eyes . . . c-ed are From his low tract.”
2. intr. to turn away or aside Sonn. xi. 4 “when thou from youth c-est,” xiv. 12.
3. to appropriate “to” Mer.V. III. ii. 168.
4. to change “into” something else Ado II. iii. 72, Ham. V. i. 233 “that loam, whereto he was c-ed” ; intr. for passive, to undergo a change Ado I. i. 127 “Courtesy itself must to disdain,” Mac. IV. iii. 228.
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    • William Shakespeare, Macbeth, 4.3
    • William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, 5.1
    • William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 5.4
    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 3.2
    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 3.5
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, vii
    • William Shakespeare, Sonnets, xi
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