What does transition mean?

Definitions for transition
trænˈzɪʃ ən, -ˈsɪʃ-tran·si·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. passage, transitionnoun

    the act of passing from one state or place to the next

  2. conversion, transition, changeovernoun

    an event that results in a transformation

  3. transitionnoun

    a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another

  4. transition, modulationnoun

    a musical passage moving from one key to another

  5. transitionverb

    a passage that connects a topic to one that follows

  6. transitionverb

    cause to convert or undergo a transition

    "the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"

  7. transitionverb

    make or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)

    "The airline transitioned to more fuel-efficient jets"; "The adagio transitioned into an allegro"

Wiktionary

  1. transitionnoun

    The process of change from one form, state, style or place to another.

  2. transitionnoun

    A word or phrase connecting one part of a discourse to another.

  3. transitionnoun

    A brief modulation; a passage connecting two themes.

  4. transitionnoun

    A point mutation in which one base is replaced by another of the same class (purine or pyrimidine); compare transversion.

  5. transitionnoun

    A change from defense to attack, or attack to defense.

  6. transitionnoun

    The onset of the final stage of childbirth.

  7. transitionnoun

    A change between forward and backward motion without stopping.

  8. transitionnoun

    The process or act of changing from one gender role to another, or of bringing one's outward appearance in line with one's internal gender identity.

  9. transitionverb

    To make a transition.

  10. transitionverb

    To change from one gender role to another, or bring one's outward appearance in line with one's internal gender identity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transitionnoun

    passage from one place or state to another; charge; as, the transition of the weather from hot to cold

  2. Transitionnoun

    a direct or indirect passing from one key to another; a modulation

  3. Transitionnoun

    a passing from one subject to another

  4. Transitionnoun

    change from one form to another

Freebase

  1. Transition

    Transition is an album of music by jazz saxophonist John Coltrane, recorded in 1965 but released posthumously only in 1970. As its title indicates, Transition was a bridge between classic quartet recordings like A Love Supreme and the more experimental works of Coltrane's last years. For some reason, Impulse! decided to alter the track listing of the original album on the CD edition, removing "Dear Lord" and replacing it with two pieces originally released on Kulu Sé Mama, both recorded on June 10: "Welcome" and "Vigil". However, the 2001 Japanese edition restored the original track listing. Coltrane's playing alternates between blues idioms and the free jazz that would dominate his final work. Of the four musicians on this album, pianist McCoy Tyner was still the most grounded in traditional jazz. Bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones were finding new ways to approach their instruments, while Coltrane took the lead with a newfound musical freedom. Transition's title track is a fifteen-minute modified blues, whilst "Dear Lord" is a ballad featuring Roy Haynes substituting for Jones on drums. "Welcome," which replaces "Dear Lord" on the album's compact disc release, is a five-minute ballad with a theme pitched high in the tenor saxophone's altissimo register and making extensive use of multiphonics. The closing "Suite" is a twenty-minute performance, covering a variety of moods. Ultimately, "Vigil", which concludes the CD release of the album, is a fiery duet between Coltrane and Jones.

Editors Contribution

  1. transition

    To change and evolve from a current form to a new and improved form.

    The government transition is systematic and easy.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3909

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'transition' in Nouns Frequency: #1489

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transition in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of transition in a Sentence

  1. Reuven Rivlin:

    But the responsibility for this, as well as the responsibility for forming a government that serves all the citizens of Israel with the dedication it deserves, is yours, our current situation, which has gone on for a long time, with a transition government, grievously limits the ability of the government to act and to serve the citizens of Israel, and our ability to face the political, security and economic challenges we face.

  2. Peter Gatdet:

    We reject any peace agreement that includes President Kiir and Riek Machar in leadership of the transition government of national unity, therefore, any peace that he signs with the government of South Sudan will not be legitimate and will not be respected by SPLM/A-IO led by generals.

  3. Aron Janssen:

    The goal is for the children to be able to live without secrecy and affirmed in their identity, regardless of the environment, when children are n’t allowed to socially transition, especially at home, we would expect a negative impact on mental health.

  4. Jochen Homann:

    I am convinced that we won't succeed with the energy transition if we don't make enough progress with the network expansion.

  5. State John Kerry:

    Our hope and prayer is that indeed Russia and Iran will stay committed to the concept of a transition that really legitimizes governance in Syria in a way that can bring about a ceasefire and in a way that can bring an end to the conflict, that is not regime change, that is Assad change.

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