- Conversion (linguistics), the creation of a word from an existing word without any change in form
- Conversion syndrome, a condition in which physical symptoms arise for which there is no clear explanation; cf. Conversion disorder
- Conversion therapy, attempts to eliminate or diminish same-sex desires and behaviors
- Conversion of scripts - procedure of replacing text written in one writing system with characters of another writing system
- Miniature conversion, altering the appearance of a model
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