Transform - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |trænsˈfɔːrm|  American pronunciation of the word transform
Brit.  |transˈfɔːm|  British pronunciation of the word transform
- subject to a mathematical transformation
- change or alter in form, appearance, or nature (syn: transmute)
- change in outward structure or looks (syn: metamorphose, transmute)
- change from one form or medium into another (syn: translate)
- convert (one form of energy) to another
- change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species
- increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

Examples

A little creativity can transform an ordinary meal into a special event.

The old factory has been transformed into an art gallery.

The prince was transformed into an ugly animal.

The larva then transforms to a pupa.

Increased population has transformed the landscape.

The movie transformed her almost overnight from an unknown schoolgirl into a megastar.

This experience transformed her completely

She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture

He transformed into a monster

The new technology has the potential to transform the industry.

There is no magic formula (=a method that is certain to be successful) that will transform sorrow into happiness.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: transform
he/she/it: transforms
present participle: transforming
past tense: transformed
past participle: transformed
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