reconvert

[ ree-kuhn-vurt ]
/ ˌri kənˈvɜrt /

verb (used with object)

to convert again.
to change back to a previous form, opinion, character, or function.

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Origin of reconvert

First recorded in 1605–15; re- + convert1

OTHER WORDS FROM reconvert

re·con·ver·sion, nounre·con·vert·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reconvert

reconvert
/ (ˌriːkənˈvɜːt) /

verb (tr)

to change (something) back to a previous state or form
to bring (someone) back to his or her former religion
property law to convert back (property previously converted) into its original form, as land into money and vice versaSee also conversion (def. 5)

Derived forms of reconvert

reconversion (ˌriːkənˈvɜːʃən), noun
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