convertible, adj. transmutable, transformable; changeable, alterable, modifiable, permutable, mutable; commutative, substitutive, exchangeable, interchangeable; invertible, reversible, adaptable, adjustable.
convex, adj. curved outward, rounded, Astron. gibbous, hemispheric; bossed, raised, protuberant, bulging, timid, salient; embowed, bent, arched,
convey, v. 1. transport, carry, Inf. tote, bear; move, shift, transfer, displace, transplant; portage, haul, cart, lug, pull along, drag; take, deliver, give, bring, fetch, get; lead, impel, conduct, channel.
2. transmit, send, dispatch, pass on or along; communicate, impart, make known, tell, relate; disclose, reveal, divulge,
conveyance, n. 1. transport, transportation, car rying, bearing, conveying, bringing; movement, shifting, transfer, transmission; portage, hauling, carting, lugging, dragging; freightage, ferriage, shipment,
2. vehicle, van, lorry, truck, dray; cart, wagon, wain;
carriage, equipage, hansom, hackney, hack, rig, coach, stagecoach; buggy, gig, surry, sulky, rickshaw; bus, cab, car, auto.
convict, v. 1. declare guilty, prove guilty, find guilty; sentence, condemn, adjudge, doom.
-n. 2. criminal, malefactor, felon, Inf. crook, lawbreaker, outlaw, gangster, public enemy; culprit, offender, guilty party; recidivist, transgressor, violator, Law. malfeasant, delinquent.
3. prisoner, captive, jailbird, SI. con, lifer; trusty,
conviction, n. 1. proof of guilt, sentence, judgment, adjudication, condemnation, penalty, punishment.
2. belief, certitude, certainty, assurance, trust; opinion, view, position; persuasion; faith, creed, doctrine, tenet, teaching, principle,
convince, v. Often
convince of persuade, make [s.o.] see the light, bring [s.o.] to reason, talk [s.o.] into [s.t.], bring [s.o.] around or round, win [s.o.] over, sell [s.o.] on, Inf jawbone; satisfy, assure, reassure, confirm [s.o.] of, prove to.
convivial, adj. 1. jovial, gregarious, merry-making, anacreontic, social, party-loving, Inf. partying, SI. whoop-it-up; hearty, jolly, cheerful, Inf. back-slapping.
2. festive, feastful, party, celebrative, holiday; merry. gay, joyful, joyous.
3. genial, cordial, hospitable; sociable, affable, friendly, amiable, amicable, congenial, agreeable.
convocation, n. 1. assembling, gathering, collection, ingathering, forgathering, bringing together, rounding up or in; convening, summoning, calling together; muster, mobilization, marshalling, rallying, call up.
2. assembly, congregation, flock, gathering, levy, (in Great Britain) levee; convention, congress, conclave, diet, conference, meeting; council, committee, synod, U.S. caucus; legislature, parliament, Senate, House; assemblage, group, body, company; concourse, throng, crowd, mob.