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synonyms for transpose

  • alter
  • backtrack
  • change
  • commute
  • convert
  • exchange
  • flip-flop
  • interchange
  • inverse
  • invert
  • metamorphose
  • move
  • put
  • rearrange
  • relocate
  • render
  • reorder
  • reverse
  • revert
  • shift
  • substitute
  • transfer
  • transfigure
  • transform
  • translate
  • transmogrify
  • transmute
  • turn
  • double back
  • turn the tables
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antonyms for transpose

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  • continue
  • fix
  • hold
  • keep
  • persist
  • preserve
  • remain
  • remove
  • stagnate
  • stay
  • take
  • leave alone
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How to use transpose in a sentence

I transpose; all have What harme was (but harm is monosyllabic, and the line is then bad).
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
I absorbed this idea almost unconsciously, and hardly know when I learned to transpose, so natural did it seem to me.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
Omit e corn, for bit read bite (so too at l. 211), and transpose, otwinne bite.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
She used to give me very little time in which to transpose her songs, and insisted on their being finished when she wanted them.
LAZY THOUGHTS OF A LAZY GIRLJENNY WREN
He is a great reader, of course, and can transpose at sight, and all that sort of thing.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Religious faith, so far as it is truth, so he said, has a true power and can transpose mountains.
THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
Subsequently I wrote you that, for a private reason, I had concluded to transpose them.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME TWOABRAHAM LINCOLN
Being early taught in music I began to transpose them into many sorts of rhythmic movement for the edification of my companions.
MARSE HENRY (VOL. 1)HENRY WATTERSON
Plato transposes the two next speeches, as in the Republic he would transpose the virtues and the mathematical sciences.
SYMPOSIUMPLATO
In this and in succeeding lessons set the cantus firmus in any part, and transpose if necessary.
A TREATISE ON SIMPLE COUNTERPOINT IN FORTY LESSONSFRIEDRICH J. LEHMANN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRANSPOSE

  • alternate
  • barter
  • convert
  • displace
  • exchange
  • interchange
  • invert
  • remove
  • reverse
  • shift
  • supplant
  • swap
  • switch around
  • trade
  • transmit
  • transpose
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