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transform

trans·form

transform

 
pronunciation:
traens form [or] traenz form
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part of speech: verb
inflections: transformed, transforming, transforms
definition 1: to change the form, look, or shape of.
A fresh coat of paint transformed the old house.
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synonyms:
change, convert, turn
similar words:
alter, remodel
definition 2: to change the nature, character, use, or condition of.
Months of hard work transformed her into an honor student.
synonyms:
alter, change, convert, turn
similar words:
modify, translate
derivations: transformable (adj.), transformative (adj.)
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