Simple Definition of transform
: to change (something) completely and usually in a good way
Full Definition of transform
1a : to change in composition or structureb : to change the outward form or appearance ofc : to change in character or condition : convert
2 : to subject to mathematical transformation
3 : to cause (a cell) to undergo genetic transformation
Examples of transform
A little creativity can transform an ordinary meal into a special event.
The old factory has been transformed into an art gallery.
Origin of transform
Middle English, from Middle French transformer, from Latin transformare, from trans- + formare to form, from forma form
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of transform
Rhymes with transform
art form, aswarm, barnstorm, brainstorm, by-form, by storm, conform, deform, Delorme, dust storm, firestorm, free-form, hailstorm, ice storm, inform, L-form, landform, life-form, line storm, lukewarm, perform, planform, platform, preform, rainstorm, re-form, reform, sandstorm, slip form, snowstorm, triform, waveform, windstorm
Definition of transform
First Known Use of transform
Medical Definition of transform
: to cause to change: asa: to change (a current) in potential (as from high voltage to low) or in type (as from alternating to direct)b: to cause (a cell) to undergo genetic transformation
: to become transformed
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