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Meaning of TRANSMUTE

Pronunciation:  trans'myoot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  2. [v]  alter in nature; of chemical elements in alchemy
  3. [v]  change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"
 

TRANSMUTE is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: metamorphose, transform, transubstantiate
 
 See Also: alter, aurify, become, change, destalinise, destalinize, process, sorcerise, sorcerize, stalinise, stalinize, turn, work, work on

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trans*mute"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Transmuted}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Transmuting}.] [L. transmutare, transmutatum;
trans across + mutare to change. See {Mutable}, and cf.
{Transmew}.]
To change from one nature, form, or substance, into another;
to transform.

      The caresses of parents and the blandishments of
      friends transmute us into idols.         --Buckminster.

      Transmuting sorrow into golden joy Free from alloy.
                                               --H. Smith.

 

 

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