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traens form [or] traenz form
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transforms, transforming, transformed
definition 1: to change the form, appearance, or structure of.
A fresh coat of paint transformed the old house.Over time, intense heat and pressure will eventually transform carbon into diamond.We transformed the large storeroom into an office.
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.
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
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to undergo a transformation.
In his eyes, the feisty little girl who lived next door had transformed into a goddess.
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derivations: transformable (adj.), transformative (adj.)
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