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Definitions and Synonyms of transform | Another word for transform | What is transform?

Definition 1: change or alter in form, appearance, or nature - [verb of change]

Samples where transform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This experience transformed her completely
  • She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture
  • transubstantiate one element into another

Synonyms for transform in the sense of this definition

(transform is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of transform ) change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ

(... is a kind of transform ) transform or change by means of sorcery

(... is a kind of transform ) transform in accordance with Stalin's policies

"Russia was slowly stalinized after Lenin's death"

(... is a kind of transform ) counteract the effects and policies of Stalinism

"Russia was slowly destalinized in the late 1950's"

(... is a kind of transform ) shape, form, or improve a material

"work stone into tools" "process iron" "work the metal"

Definition 2: change from one form or medium into another - [verb of change]

Samples where transform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Braque translated collage into oil

Synonyms for transform in the sense of this definition

(transform is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(... is a kind of transform ) express in the metric system

(... is a kind of transform ) transform a matrix to a diagonal matrix

Definition 3: subject to a mathematical transformation - [verb of change]

(transform is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 4: change in outward structure or looks - [verb of change]

Samples where transform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He transformed into a monster
  • The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

Synonyms for transform in the sense of this definition

(transform is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

(... is a kind of transform ) transform into gold

(... is a kind of transform ) undergo a change or development

"The water turned into ice" "Her former friend became her worst enemy" "He turned traitor"

Definition 5: increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage) - [verb of change]

(transform is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(transform belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

Definition 6: change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species - [verb of change]

(transform is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(transform belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 7: convert (one form of energy) to another - [verb of change]

Samples where transform or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • transform energy to light

(transform is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

(transform belongs to category ...) the science of matter and energy and their interactions

"his favorite subject was physics"

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