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metamorphose

met·a·mor·phose

metamorphose

pronunciation:
me t mor foz [or] me t mor fos
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: metamorphosed, metamorphoses, metamorphosing
definition 1: to alter the form or character of; transform.
synonyms:
change, commute, convert, transfigure, transform, turn
similar words:
alter, transmute, transubstantiate
definition 2: to subject to a change in form, structure, composition, or appearance.
synonyms:
change, transfigure, transform
similar words:
alter, transmute, transubstantiate, turn
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be changed in form, structure, substance, or appearance.
synonyms:
change
similar words:
alter, convert, evolve, turn