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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a sequence of sounds or letters constituting the physical realization of a morpheme in a specific context.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. Biol. an individual of one particular form, as a worker ant, in a species that occurs in two or more forms. a locally distinct population of a polymorphic species.

    Category: Developmental Biology, Biology

  3. (v.t.)to transform (an image) by computer.

    Category: Computers

  4. (v.i.)to be transformed:

    morphing from a tough negotiator to Mr. Friendly.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of morph:

1945–50; back formation from morpheme , or independent use of -morph



  1. morphallaxis.

    Category: Affix

    Ref: var. of morpho- before a vowel:


  1. a combining form meaning “form, structure,” of the kind specified by the initial element:


    Category: Affix

Origin of -morph:

< Gk -morphos; see -morphous


  1. morphology.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Princeton's WordNet

  1. morph(verb)

    cause to change shape in a computer animation

    "The computer programmer morphed the image"

  2. morph(verb)

    change shape as via computer animation

    "In the video, Michael Jackson morphed into a panther"


  1. morph(Noun)

    A physical form representing some morpheme in language. It is a recurrent distinctive sound or sequence sounds.

  2. morph(Noun)

    An allomorph: one of a set of realizations that a morpheme can have in different contexts.

  3. morph

    Local variety of a species, distinguishable from other populations of the species by morphology or behaviour.

  4. morph

    A computer-generated gradual change from one image to another.

  5. morph(Verb)

    To change shape, from one form to another, through computer animation.

  6. morph(Verb)

    To undergo dramatic change in a seamless and barely noticeable fashion.

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