What does the word convert mean?

Usage examples for convert

  1. I can assure you, it required no little self- denial to abstain from becoming a convert to the whole system. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  2. Personally I should have had him deported: it never occurred to me to convert him into a friend. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  3. It was at the beginning of the year 1653 that the prophets made their first important convert. – The Coming of the Friars by Augustus Jessopp