What does transform mean?

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  
  2. transform

    To change to an improved form, creation, design or structure.

    The team love to transform with their collective authority and power, it brings much joy to all

    Submitted by MaryC on August 13, 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. Marek Wadowski:

    The capacity market is to help transform the energy industry, but this support will be limited in time. This is why it is so important to use the money in a proper way.

  2. Naspers Ventures:

    Naspers is consistently looking to invest in markets where technology can make a significant impact. Udemy has built a technology platform that will transform education on a global scale and we are eager to help them with further expansion.

  3. Jayne Warrilow:

    Our everyday reality is a grand illusion which we are creating. By exploring and changing our inner world, we begin to transform our outer world. If we are willing to embark on an inner journey, we can discover all of the beliefs, expectations, and hidden agendas through which we create our own lives, and collectively, we can begin to shape the future in ways that honor the sacredness of all life.

  4. Van Vilsteren:

    We suspect that for the first 200 years, the mummy was exposed and worshiped in a Buddhist temple in China... only in the 14th century did they do all the work to transform it into a nice statue.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Metamorphosis is an inherent part and the most profound process of life, in my view. We constantly transform into better versions of ourselves, like an Ugly Duckling transforming to Swan, and a Caterpillar to beautiful Butterfly. The metamorphosis continues throgh the journey of life, and then from generation to generations yet to come. There is an element of elegance and beauty in the fact that we all evolve, metaphorically, to Butterflies with Earth as our Chrysalis.

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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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