Definitions for transform
trænsˈfɔrm; ˈtræns fɔrmtrans·form
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word transform.
subject to a mathematical transformation
transform, transmute, transubstantiateverb
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"
transform, transmute, metamorphoseverb
change in outward structure or looks
"He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
change from one form or medium into another
"Braque translated collage into oil"
convert (one form of energy) to another
"transform energy to light"
change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species
increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)
the result of a transformation
to change greatly the appearance or form of
to change the nature, condition or function of
to subject to a transformation
to subject to the action of a transformer
to subject (a cell) to transformation
to undergo a transformation
Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To metamorphose; to change with regard to external form.
Etymology: transformer, Fr. trans and forma, Latin.
She demanded of him, whether the goddess of those woods had such a power to transform every-body. Philip Sidney, b. i.
Love is blind, and lovers cannot see
The pretty follies that themselves commit;
For if they could, Cupid himself would blush
To see me thus transformed to a boy. William Shakespeare.
As is the fable of the lady fair,
Which for her lust was turn’d into a cow;
When thirsty to a stream she did repair,
And saw herself transform’d she wist not how. Davies.
To be metamorphosed.
His hair transforms to down, his fingers meet
In skinny films and shape his oary feet. Addison.
to change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly
to change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold
to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert
to change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value
to be changed in form; to be metamorphosed
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
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.
To change form to improve or evolve.
They did transform the house at their speed.Submitted by MaryC on February 21, 2020
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 allSubmitted by MaryC on August 13, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'transform' in Verbs Frequency: #567
The numerical value of transform in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of transform in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Argentina has the resources, but in order to transform them into reserves and making projects... a series of clear and stable rules is needed.
There will also be no let-up in the critically important work to transform Barclays' culture.
If you want to transform society and lift people out of poverty, you also have to look at this from a women's perspective, poverty is sexist.
Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.
The best thing a teacher can do is to transform the student into his own teacher. So that the student in the end only needs his teacher for a second opinion.
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Translations for transform
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- transformarCatalan, Valencian
- transformieren, verwandeln, umwandelnGerman
- μετασχηματίζω, μεταμορφώνωGreek
- transformar, trasformarSpanish
- تغییر شکل یافتنPersian
- muuttaa, muuntautua, muuntaa, muuntua, muuttuaFinnish
- transformer, transforméeFrench
- trasformata, modificare, trasformarsi, trasformareItalian
- שינוי צורהHebrew
- 変質, 変態, 変化, 変形, 変換Japanese
- mutor, perforo, transfiguro, muto, transformo, perfororLatin
- преобража́ть, преобразо́вывать, преобрази́ть, преврати́ть, видоизменя́ть, преобразова́ть, трансформи́ровать, превраща́ть, видоизмени́тьRussian
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