HyperDic: transfigure

English > 2 senses of the word transfigure:
VERBchangetransfigure, glorify, spiritualizeelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
changetransfigure, metamorphose, transmogrifychange completely the nature or appearance of
English > transfigure: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsglorify, spiritualize
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishespiritualizar, glorificar, transfigurar
NounsTransfiguration(New Testament) the sudden emanation of radiance from the person of Jesus
Transfiguration(Christianity) a church festival held in commemoration of the Transfiguration of Jesus
transfigurationthe act of transforming so as to exalt or glorify
English > transfigure: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningchange completely the nature or appearance of.
PatternSomething ----s
Examples
  • "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"
  • "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
Synonymsmetamorphose, transmogrify
Broaderchange by reversal, turn, reversechange to the contrary
Spanishmetamorfosearse, transfigurar, transformar
Catalanmetamorfosar-se, transfigurar, transformar
Nounstransfigurationa striking change in appearance or character or circumstances

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