Definitions of Transforming

  1. Effecting or able to effect a change of form.

Usage examples for Transforming

  1. The mighty influence of Christianity, on the other hand, is being felt by all in the land; and the thousand- headed, thousand- handed civilization of the West is grasping and slowly transforming all their ideas of life. – India’s Problem Krishna or Christ by John P. Jones
  2. Schopenhauer lays great stress on the transforming power of art. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer
  3. King James was able to form plans for transforming its constitution in such a manner as to make it consistent with the authority of the crown. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  4. Steadily, but rapidly, the transforming work went on, until the man was complete; the ideal was realized. – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  5. The difficulty of transforming that nominal assent into a reality is enormous in such a community as ours. – On Compromise by John Morley
  6. He was the first American: the very personification of that native sense of destiny and high mission in the world, and of that good- natured tolerance for the half- spent peoples of Europe, which is the American spirit; a living and vocal product, as it were, of all the material and spiritual forces that were transforming the people of the British plantations into a new nation. – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  7. Some years ago a young correspondent sent me what he evidently thought was a brilliant new discovery- the transforming of a square into a Greek cross in four pieces by cuts all parallel to the sides of the square. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  8. Pere Lenegre admitted himself that though he actually saw milor transforming himself into citizen Rouget, he could hardly believe his eyes, so complete was the change. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  9. A moment elapsed before he spoke, a transforming moment. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  10. We must renew that commitment by giving seniors access to the preventive medicine and new drugs that are transforming health care in America. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. V By the firelight and the twilight, the Young Lady is finishing a letter to Herbert,- writing it, literally, on her knees, transforming thus the simple deed into an act of devotion. – Backlog Studies by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 23, 2009
  12. Among the forces capable of transforming the will and increasing happiness, there is perhaps none in more universal use than this beauty. – The Simple Life by Charles Wagner
  13. It seemed grey at first, but the higher it flew the lighter it became, and the friendly sunshine shone through it, transforming it. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  14. He sees events worked out to the issue; he sees people expressing themselves in deeds and words, transforming themselves and others for good or bad, calling upon him for approval or condemnation, or for sympathy. – Literature in the Elementary School by Porter Lander MacClintock
  15. Is the Minister of Foreign Affairs so willing to call in foreign nations by this blockade, thus transforming a purely domestic and municipal question into an international, public one? – Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862 by Adam Gurowski
  16. Mrs. Brookenham had passed half round the room with the glide that looked languid but that was really a remarkable form of activity, and had given a transforming touch, on sofa and chairs, to three or four crushed cushions. – The Awkward Age by Henry James