transpose


transpose

verb

Definition of TRANSPOSE

1
to change in form, appearance, or use <contends that popular culture has transposed Christmas from a religious feast into a celebration of consumerism>
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>
Near Antonyms anchor, fix, freeze, moor, secure, set, stabilize; embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, root

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