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Definitions for transform
trænsˈfɔrm; ˈtræns fɔrmtrans·form

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transform(verb)

    subject to a mathematical transformation

  2. transform, transmute, transubstantiate(verb)

    change or alter in form, appearance, or nature

    "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"

  3. transform, transmute, metamorphose(verb)

    change in outward structure or looks

    "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"

  4. translate, transform(verb)

    change from one form or medium into another

    "Braque translated collage into oil"

  5. transform(verb)

    convert (one form of energy) to another

    "transform energy to light"

  6. transform(verb)

    change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species

  7. transform(verb)

    increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

Wiktionary

  1. transform(Noun)

    the result of a transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  2. transform(Verb)

    to change greatly the appearance or form of

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  3. transform(Verb)

    to change the nature, condition or function of

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  4. transform(Verb)

    to subject to a transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  5. transform(Verb)

    to subject to the action of a transformer

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  6. transform(Verb)

    to subject (a cell) to transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  7. transform(Verb)

    to undergo a transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transform(verb)

    to change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly

  2. Transform(verb)

    to change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold

  3. Transform(verb)

    to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert

  4. Transform(verb)

    to change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value

  5. Transform(verb)

    to be changed in form; to be metamorphosed

Freebase

  1. Transform

    Transform is the sixth studio album by Christian pop and rock singer Rebecca St. James. It was released on October 24, 2000 and debuted at #166 on the Billboard 200. The album spawned two of St. James' biggest hits, "Wait for Me" and "Reborn".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Transform

    trans-form′, v.t. to change the shape of: to change into another substance: to change the disposition.—v.i. to be changed in form or substance.—adj. Transfor′mable.—ns. Transformā′tion, change of form or substance, metamorphosis: the change of one metal into another: (path.) any morbid change in a part; Transformā′tion-scene, any scene on the stage which changes in presence of the audience.—adj. Transfor′mative.—ns. Transfor′mātor, Transfor′mer.—p.adj. Transfor′ming, effecting, or able to effect, a change of form or state.—ns. Transfor′mism, the theory of the development of one species from another; Transfor′mist.—adj. Transformis′tic.

Editors Contribution

  1. transform

    To change form to improve or evolve.

    They did transform the house at their speed.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transform' in Verbs Frequency: #567

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transform in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transform in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of transform in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Successful people are those who pick up the lemons that life throws at them, and turn them into lemonade, lemon marmalade and even crema di limoncello. You have got to be really smart and savvy to build a solid foundation with the bricks that people throw at you. Success comes to only those who are smart to transform every threat into a new opportunity, and overcome the adversity with courage and determination. History teaches us that those who work hard and smart, always triumph in the end. Make a great day, my friend!

  2. Shakib Noori:

    It's very painful to transform from an almost 100 percent donor-driven bubble economy to a real one, but there are other opportunities. I know it's difficult. The license will take you a month.

  3. Birthright AFRICA co-founder Diallo Shabazz:

    National Black History Month often focuses on the past, but this is about creating an infrastructure so that we can help people transform their futures.

  4. Xinhai Electric:

    The listed company's lighter business and other key operations have been slowing due to the wider economic climate, this transaction will allow the company to transform itself into a courier and logistics company, a sector that the government has been trying to develop.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    A Beautiful and Perfect thing is neither Beautiful nor Perfect at its outset. Beauty & Perfection are attained with enormous Efforts and extraordinary Endurance over time. Only after withstanding tremondous pressure and scorching heat for countless years, a Coal is able to transform into a beautiful sparkling Diamond. Always strive to be that dazzling Diamond, and never settle for anything less in Life.

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Translations for transform

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  • transformarCatalan, Valencian
  • proměnitCzech
  • transformieren, umwandeln, verwandelnGerman
  • μεταμορφώνω, μετασχηματίζωGreek
  • transformiEsperanto
  • trasformar, transformarSpanish
  • تغییر شکل یافتنPersian
  • muuttaa, muuntua, muuttua, muuntaa, muuntautuaFinnish
  • transformée, transformerFrench
  • modificare, trasformare, trasformarsi, trasformataItalian
  • שינוי צורהHebrew
  • 変換, 変形, 変質, 変態, 変化Japanese
  • هه‌ڵگه‌ڕانKurdish
  • perforo, perforor, transformo, muto, transfiguro, mutorLatin
  • transformarPortuguese
  • transformaRomanian
  • преобразо́вывать, преобрази́ть, преврати́ть, видоизменя́ть, преобразова́ть, трансформи́ровать, превраща́ть, видоизмени́ть, преобража́тьRussian
  • יבערמאַכןYiddish

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