What does transform mean?

Definitions for transform
trænsˈfɔrm; ˈtræns fɔrmtrans·form

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. transformverb

    subject to a mathematical transformation

  2. 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"

  3. transform, transmute, metamorphoseverb

    change in outward structure or looks

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

  4. translate, transformverb

    change from one form or medium into another

    "Braque translated collage into oil"

  5. transformverb

    convert (one form of energy) to another

    "transform energy to light"

  6. transformverb

    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. transformverb

    increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

Wiktionary

  1. transformnoun

    the result of a transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  2. transformverb

    to change greatly the appearance or form of

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  3. transformverb

    to change the nature, condition or function of

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  4. transformverb

    to subject to a transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  5. transformverb

    to subject to the action of a transformer

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  6. transformverb

    to subject (a cell) to transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

  7. transformverb

    to undergo a transformation

    Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transformverb

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

  2. Transformverb

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

  3. Transformverb

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

  4. Transformverb

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

  5. Transformverb

    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  

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    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. Buenos Aires-based:

    Argentina has the resources, but in order to transform them into reserves and making projects... a series of clear and stable rules is needed.

  2. Amit Ray:

    Enmity is a mental state, our task is to transform the enmity between Kim and Trump into deep friendship.

  3. Kedar Joshi:

    Nature, by its very nature, is very brutal and unequal. However, Man has somehow managed to transform the nature of its brutality and inequality.

  4. Julie Steele:

    We still have a way to go before the Bionic Bra can be taken from the bench top to the washing machine, however, when finished, the Bionic Bra will transform bra design.

  5. Carol Tobias:

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

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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
  • แปลงThai
  • יבערמאַכןYiddish
  • 轉變Chinese

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