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transpose

trans·pose

transpose

 
 
pronunciation:
traenz poz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transposed, transposes, transposing
definition 1: to exchange the position or order of (two things).
He accidentally transposes the "t" and the "h" when he types too fast.
similar words:
reverse
definition 2: to move (an algebraic term) from one side of an equation to another, thus reversing its sign.
definition 3: to reproduce (music) in a higher or lower key than that in which it was written.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to reproduce music in a key other than the one in which it was written.
derivations: transposable (adj.), transposer (n.)