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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  
  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. The NDRC:

    It is not simply a matter of easing steel overcapacity, but a need to focus on structural adjustment and upgrading our country's steel sector to transform from a large steel nation to a strong steel nation.

  2. Carol Tobias:

    This law has the power to transform the landscape of abortion policy in the United States.

  3. Siddarth Das:

    From living rooms to classrooms and conference rooms, people are demanding climate action, earth Hour reminds us that while people are on the frontline of climate change, they are also our first line of defense. Our actions today, as individuals and the global community, have the power to transform what the world will look like for generations to come.

  4. Thein Sein:

    These political meetings will not only help the stability in the post-election period but will also help to gently transform into a new political ground.

  5. 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.

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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
  • 轉變Chinese

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