1. [ verb ] (mathematics) subject to a mathematical transformation
Related terms: change transformation
2. [ verb ] change or alter in form, appearance, or nature
Synonyms: transmute transubstantiate

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

Related terms: change work stalinise destalinise sorcerize transubstantiate transmutation
3. [ verb ] change in outward structure or looks
Synonyms: transmute metamorphose

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

Related terms: change become aurify
4. [ verb ] increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)
Related terms: change physics
5. [ verb ] change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species
Related terms: change biology
6. [ verb ] convert (one form of energy) to another

"transform energy to light"

Related terms: change physics
7. [ verb ] change from one form or medium into another
Synonyms: translate

"Braque translated collage into oil"

Related terms: change prepare metricize diagonalize transformation
Similar spelling:   transformed