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Definition 1: a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix - [noun denoting group]

(transpose is a kind of ...) (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules

Definition 2: change the order or arrangement of - [verb of change]

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

  • Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word

Synonyms for transpose in the sense of this definition

(transpose is a kind of ...) change to the contrary

"The trend was reversed" "the tides turned against him" "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

(... is a kind of transpose ) to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)

Definition 3: change key - [verb of change]

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

  • Can you transpose this fugue into G major?

(transpose 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: cause to change places - [verb of change]

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

  • interchange this screw for one of a smaller size

Synonyms for transpose in the sense of this definition

(transpose 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 5: exchange positions without a change in value - [verb of change]

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

  • These operators commute with each other

Synonyms for transpose in the sense of this definition

(transpose 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"

(transpose belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

Definition 6: transfer from one place or period to another - [verb of change]

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

  • The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America

Synonyms for transpose in the sense of this definition

(transpose is a kind of ...) move from one setting or context to another

"shift the emphasis" "shift one's attention"

Definition 7: put (a piece of music) into another key - [verb of creation]

(transpose is a kind of ...) adapt for performance in a different way

"set this poem to music"

(transpose belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 8: transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality - [verb of motion]

(transpose is a kind of ...) move around

"transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

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