HyperDic: transform

English > 7 senses of the word transform:
VERBchangetransformsubject to a mathematical transformation
changetransform, transmute, transubstantiatechange or alter in form, appearance, or nature
changetransform, transmute, metamorphosechange in outward structure or looks
changetransform, translatechange from one form or medium into another
changetransformconvert (one form of energy) to another
changetransformchange (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species
changetransformincrease or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)
transform > pronunciation
Soundstraensfao'rm; trae'nsfaorm
Rhymesbarnstorm ... windstorm: 29 rhymes with aorm...
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningsubject to a mathematical transformation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishtransformar
Catalantransformar
Nounstransformation(mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningchange or alter in form, appearance, or nature.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Examples
  • "This experience transformed her completely"
  • "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"
Synonymstransmute, transubstantiate
Narrowerdestalinize, destalinisecounteract the effects and policies of Stalinism
sorcerize, sorceriseTransform or change by means of sorcery
stalinize, staliniseTransform in accordance with Stalin's policies
transubstantiatechange (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
work, work on, processshape, form, or improve a material
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishcambiar, convertir, transformarse, transformar, transmudar, transmutar, trasformar, trasmutar
Catalanconvertir, transformar-se, transformar, transmutar
Nounstransformationthe act of changing in form or shape / shape / shape or appearance
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningchange in outward structure or looks.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"He transformed into a monster"
Synonymstransmute, metamorphose
NarroweraurifyTransform into gold
become, turnUndergo a change or development
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Spanishcambiar, convertir, transformarse, transformar, transmutar, trasmutar
Catalanconvertir, transformar-se, transformar, transmutar
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningchange from one form or medium into another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymtranslate
Narrowerdiagonalize, diagonaliseTransform a matrix to a diagonal matrix
metricize, metriciseExpress in the metric system
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishtraducir, transformar
Catalantraduir, transformar
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningconvert (one form of energy) to another.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"transform energy to light"
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningchange (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounstransformation(genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake and incorporation of exogenous DNA
English > transform: 7 senses > verb 7, change
Meaningincrease or decrease (an alternating current or voltage) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Nounstransformeran electrical device by which alternating current of one voltage is changed to another voltage

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