HyperDic: transition

English > 7 senses of the word transition:
NOUNacttransition, passagethe act of passing from one state or place to the next
eventtransition, conversion, changeoveran event that results in a transformation
eventtransitiona change from one place or state or subject / subject or stage / stage to another
communicationtransition, modulationa musical passage moving from one key to another
communicationtransitiona passage that connects a topic to one that follows
VERBchangetransitioncause to convert or undergo a transition
changetransitionmake or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)
transition > pronunciation
Soundstraenzih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > transition: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of passing from one state or place to the next.
Synonympassage
Narrowerfossilization, fossilisationBecoming inflexible or out of date
segueThe act of changing smoothly from one state or situation to another
Broaderchange of stateThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
Spanishpasaje, paso, transición
Catalanpas, transició
Verbstransitmake a passage or journey from one place to another
transitionmake or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)
English > transition: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn event that results in a transformation.
Synonymsconversion, changeover
NarrowerglycogenesisThe conversion of glucose to glycogen when the glucose in the blood exceeds the demand
isomerization, isomerisationThe conversion of a compound into an isomer of itself
rectificationThe conversion of alternating current to direct current
Broadertransformation, transmutation, shiftA qualitative change
Spanishconversión, reconversión, transición
Catalanconversió, transició
Adjectivestransitionalof or relating to or characterized by transition
Verbstransitioncause to convert or undergo a transition
English > transition: 7 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA change from one place or state or subject / subject or stage / stage to another.
Narrowerground swellAn obvious change of public opinion or political sentiment that occurs without leadership or overt expression
leap, jump, saltationAn abrupt transition
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishtransición
Catalantransició
Verbstransitionmake or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)
transitioncause to convert or undergo a transition
English > transition: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA musical passage moving from one key to another.
Synonymmodulation
Broaderpassage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
Spanishmodulación, transición
Catalanmodulació, transició
English > transition: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA passage that connects a topic to one that follows.
Narrowercut(film) an immediate / immediate transition from one shot to the next
dissolve(film) a gradual transition from one scene to the next
flash-forwardA transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to a later event or scene / scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
flashbackA transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene / scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story
jump(film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another
BroaderpassageA section of text
Spanishtransición
Catalantransició
English > transition: 7 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningCause to convert or undergo a transition.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"
Cause totransitionmake or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)
Broaderconvertchange the nature, purpose, or function of something
Nounstransitionan event that results in a transformation
transitiona change from one place or state or subject / subject or stage / stage to another
English > transition: 7 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another).
PatternSomething ----s to somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "The airline transitioned to more fuel-efficient jets"
  • "The adagio transitioned into an allegro"
Caused bytransitionCause to convert or undergo a transition
Broaderswitch, shift, changelay aside, abandon, or leave for another
Nounstransitionthe act of passing from one state or place to the next
transitiona change from one place or state or subject / subject or stage / stage to another

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