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transform

[ verb trans-fawrm; noun trans-fawrm ]SEE DEFINITION OF transform

Synonyms for transform

  • alter
  • convert
  • mold
  • mutate
  • reconstruct
  • remodel
  • revamp
  • revolutionize
  • transfer
  • translate
  • commute
  • cook
  • denature
  • doctor
  • metamorphose
  • renew
  • switch
  • transfigure
  • transmogrify
  • transmute
  • transpose
  • make over
  • shift gears
  • sing different tune
  • switch over
  • turn around
  • turn over new leaf
  • turn the corner
  • turn the tables
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Antonyms for transform

  • hold
  • keep
  • remain
  • leave alone
  • preserve
  • stagnate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRANSFORM

What new feeling could transform me, since I find none in me?

The sixth can create and transform living creatures if he feel inclined.

How to transform the left overs into palatable and wholesome dishes.

It will be easy to watch them and to see them transform, and eventually to get the butterfly.

With uncertain hands she tried to transform that pity into sorrow, not for herself, but for him.

These exercises correct the form of the body and transform the recruit into a soldier.

I transform his whole life into a chain of causes and effects.

We must transform it into beneficence, and its opposite into the idea of maleficence.

It must not be forgotten, indeed, that the result of it upon Knox himself was to transform him.

You transform the instrument into something that is neither an orchestra nor a pianoforte.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French transformer, from Latin transformare "change the shape or form of," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + formare "to form" (see form (v.)). Related: Transformed; transforming.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TRANSFORM

affect

verbinfluence, affect emotionally
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