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transform

trans·form

transform

 
 
pronunciation:
traens form [or] traenz form
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transformed, transforming, transforms
definition 1: to change the form, appearance, or structure of.
We transformed the large storeroom into an office.A fresh coat of paint transformed the old house.
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synonyms:
change, convert, metamorphose, transfigure, transmute, turn
similar words:
alter, commute, mutate, reconstruct, remodel, transmogrify
definition 2: to change the nature, character, function, or condition of.
The war had transformed him; he was no longer the untroubled boy we had known.
synonyms:
alter, change, convert, metamorphose, turn
similar words:
commute, modify, revolutionize, translate
definition 3: to replace (a mathematical figure or expression) with another of the same value.
similar words:
exchange, replace, substitute
definition 4: to increase or decrease (voltage and current) by transferring electrical energy from one set of circuits to another.
similar words:
alter, change, modify
derivations: transformable (adj.), transformative (adj.)
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