What does the word conversion mean?

Usage examples for conversion

  1. I even conceived a hope of his conversion, in which I found myself mistaken. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  2. It has frequently been objected that Christians of the Puritan and Evangelical schools, when describing their conversion, have been apt to exaggerate their former depravity. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton