Meaning of METAMORPHOSE in English

METAMORPHOSE

/met'euh mawr"fohz, -fohs/ , v. , metamorphosed, metamorphosing .

v.t.

1. to change the form or nature of; transform.

2. to subject to metamorphosis or metamorphism.

v.i.

3. to undergo or be capable of undergoing a change in form or nature.

[ 1570-80; back formation from METAMORPHOSIS ]

Syn. 1, 3. mutate, transmute.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .