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transform is a synonym of convert

verb [ verb trans-fawrm; noun trans-fawrm ]

transform is another word for convert

✅  Convert and transform both involve changing something into something else. Transform is a more general term (The invention transformed the industry).

✅  Convert specifically means to change something into something else to the degree that the thing now has a different use (convert sunlight into electricity; convert the nursery into a bedroom).

✅  Transform, when used synonymously with convert, emphasizes how dramatic the change is (With the addition of the skylight, the room was completely transformed).

✅  Convert can also mean to change something into a new technological format (convert the images to jpegs).

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secure is a synonym of safe

adjective [ si-kyoor ]

secure is another word for safe

✅  Safe is the best word to use when a person or thing is out of danger (safe haven; They’re safe now).

✅  Secure is often used to emphasize something is protected or firmly established (Her future was secure).

✅  Safe and secure are often used interchangeably. They can also be used together, which intensifies the meaning (He felt safe and secure).

✅  When used in the negative, safe and secure both suggest that something is dangerous (The building wasn’t safe; The rope wasn’t secure).

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disparity is a synonym of difference

noun [ dih-spar-i-tee ]

disparity is another word for difference

✅  Disparity is the best word to use when there is a lack of similarity or equality (economic disparity).

✅  Difference is more basic—it's used in the context of two or more things that are unalike or dissimilar in one or more ways (a difference of opinion).

  Difference can be used in many circumstances; it’s more neutral than disparity (There was no significant difference between them; a difference of three feet).

✅  Using disparity can imply that there’s some central inequality or lack of commonality that may be concerning (They're working to reduce health care disparities).

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