HyperDic: transubstantiate

English > 2 senses of the word transubstantiate:
VERBchangetransubstantiatechange (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
changetransubstantiate, transform, transmutechange or alter in form, appearance, or nature
English > transubstantiate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningchange (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ.
PatternSomebody ----s something
CategoryChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Broadertransform, transmute, transubstantiatechange or alter in form, appearance, or nature
Nounstransubstantiationthe Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
English > transubstantiate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningchange or alter in form, appearance, or nature.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example "transubstantiate one element into another"
Synonymstransform, transmute
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
Nounstransubstantiationan act that changes the form or character or substance of something

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