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transpose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of transpose

  1. 1 to change in form, appearance, or use <contends that popular culture has transposed Christmas from a religious feast into a celebration of consumerism> Synonyms alchemize, make over, metamorphose, transfigure, transform, transmute, convert, transubstantiateRelated Words adjust, alter, modify, recast; redefine, redesign, redo, reengineer, refashion, regenerate, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary; deform, disfigure, distort, mutate, transmogrify; displace, replace, substitute, supplant

  2. 2 to change the place or position of <after the ex-governor's scandals belatedly came to light, his portrait was transposed to a quiet corner of the statehouse> Synonyms budge, dislocate, displace, disturb, relocate, remove, reposition, shift, transfer, moveRelated Words bear, carry, cart, convey, drive, haul, lug, tote, transmit, transplant, transport; replace, supersede, supplant; alter, make over, modify, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, varyNear Antonyms anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root




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