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transubstantiate

tran·sub·stan·ti·ate

transubstantiate

pronunciation:
traen sb staen shi eIt
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: transubstantiated, transubstantiates, transubstantiating
definition 1: to convert (one substance) into another.
similar words:
convert
definition 2: to convert (the substance but not the form of bread and wine) into the body and blood of Jesus Christ, as Roman Catholic doctrine teaches it is done in the Eucharist.