Definitions of transform

  1. To be changed in form.
  2. To change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly.
  3. To change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.
  4. To change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert.
  5. To change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value.
  6. To change the shape or appearance of; change the character of; to change the heart or mind of; to convert; change the form of ( an algebraic equation) into another of different form without altering its value.
  7. To change the shape of: to change into another substance: to change the disposition.
  8. To change the form of; change into something else.
  9. To give a different form to; to alter; convert; change.
  10. To be changed in form; to be metamorphosed.
  11. To be or become changed.
  12. To be changed in form or substance.
  13. change in outward structure or looks; " He transformed into a monster"; " The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
  14. physics: increase or decrease ( an alternating current or voltage)
  15. physics: convert ( one form of energy) to another; " transform energy to light"
  16. 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"
  17. change ( a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species
  18. convert ( one form of energy) to another; " transform energy to light"
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