translate
1. [ verb ] (linguistics) restate (words) from one language into another language
Synonyms: interpret render
Examples:

"I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S." "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?" "She rendered the French poem into English"

Related terms: repeat retranslate gloss latinize mistranslate interpreter transcriber
2. [ verb ] change from one form or medium into another
Synonyms: transform
Examples:

"Braque translated collage into oil"

Related terms: change prepare metricize diagonalize transformation
3. [ verb ] make sense of a language
Synonyms: understand interpret read
Examples:

"She understands French" "Can you read Greek?"

Related terms: understand
4. [ verb ] bring to a certain spiritual state
Related terms: transmit
5. [ verb ] (mathematics) change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation, in mathematics
Related terms: move geometry
6. [ verb ] physics: subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body
Related terms: move translation
7. [ verb ] be equivalent in effect
Examples:

"the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power"

Related terms: equal
8. [ verb ] express, as in simple and less technical langauge
Examples:

"Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?" "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?"

Related terms: paraphrase
9. [ verb ] genetics: determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA
Related terms: determine translation
10. [ verb ] (linguistics) be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way
Examples:

"poetry often does not translate" "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English"

Related terms: be
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