Meaning of TRANSFORM in English


I. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French ~er, from Latin ~are, from trans- + formare to form, from forma form Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to change in composition or structure, to change the outward form or appearance of, to change in character or condition ; convert , to subject to mathematical ~ation, to cause (a cell) to undergo genetic ~ation, intransitive verb to become ~ed ; change , ~able adjective ~ative adjective Synonyms: see: ~ II. noun Date: 1853 a mathematical element obtained from another by ~ation, ~ation 3a(1), (2), a linguistic structure (as a sentence) produced by means of a ~ation

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