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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

  2. transformverb

    to change greatly the appearance or form of

  3. transformverb

    to change the nature, condition or function of

  4. transformverb

    to subject to a transformation

  5. transformverb

    to subject to the action of a transformer

  6. transformverb

    to subject (a cell) to transformation

  7. transformverb

    to undergo a transformation

  8. Etymology: From transformer, from trans + forma.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Transformverb

    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.

  2. To Transformverb

    To be metamorphosed.

    His hair transforms to down, his fingers meet
    In skinny films and shape his oary feet. Addison.

ChatGPT

  1. transform

    Transform generally refers to a process of change or alteration, often in form, appearance, nature, or character. It can also refer to a mathematical operation, often symbolized by a capital letter, that changes the coordinates of a point or the description of a particle or physical system.

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

Wikidata

  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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  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. 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.

  2. Ramesh Lekhak:

    It is a milestone in ushering in a new political setup of democracy and federal republic with inclusive character. It is a gateway to a new constitution which will transform the country politically, socially and economically.

  3. Chief Executive Officer Scott Sheffield:

    Tim's strategic thinking and depth of experience was critical to our efforts to transform the company into a leading developer of U.S. onshore unconventional resources.

  4. Miriam Krinsky:

    As the ongoing and never-ending pattern of tragic police shootings around our nation demonstrate, our country must use every tool at its disposal to seek justice, transform the criminal legal system, and earn community trust, these issues have never been more dire. And let's hope that this is the first of many acts by our new Administration and new AG to turn the corner and bring a new vision forward to policing, police reform and enhanced police accountability.

  5. Pablo Picasso:

    Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.

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Translations for transform

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  • transformarCatalan, Valencian
  • proměnitCzech
  • transformieren, verwandeln, umwandelnGerman
  • μετασχηματίζω, μεταμορφώνωGreek
  • transformiEsperanto
  • 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
  • هه‌ڵگه‌ڕانKurdish
  • mutor, perforo, transfiguro, muto, transformo, perfororLatin
  • transformarPortuguese
  • transformaRomanian
  • преобража́ть, преобразо́вывать, преобрази́ть, преврати́ть, видоизменя́ть, преобразова́ть, трансформи́ровать, превраща́ть, видоизмени́тьRussian
  • แปลงThai
  • יבערמאַכןYiddish
  • 轉變Chinese

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