Examples of metamorphose in a Sentence
a science fiction story in which radiation metamorphoses people into giant bugs
Recent Examples of metamorphose from the Web
After a brief round of cognitive behavioral therapy, my OCD returned, newly metamorphosed.
For example Carlin Isles, a track and field and football star, metamorphosed into a lightning-fast rugby player.
The Leprechaun Leap 5K, coinciding with St. Patrick’s Day, metamorphosed into the Inaugural Tustin Hangar Half Marathon and 5K. And the logo matured to sleek silhouettes of runners, replacing the cute little sprite in a stovepipe hat.
New articles are added one at a time, so issues metamorphose little by little.
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Origin and Etymology of metamorphose
First Known Use: 1576See Words from the same year
Synonymsalchemize, make over, convert, transfigure, transform, transmute, transpose, transubstantiate
Related Wordsadjust, alter, modify, recast; redefine, redesign, redo, reengineer, refashion, regenerate, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, vary; deform, disfigure, distort, mutate, transmogrify; displace, replace, substitute, supplant
Synonym Discussion of metamorphose
- transformed a small company into a corporate giant
- awkward girls metamorphosed into graceful ballerinas
- attempted to transmute lead into gold
- converted the study into a nursery
- a story in which a frog is transmogrified into a prince
- joy transfigured her face
METAMORPHOSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of metamorphose for English Language Learners
: to change in an important and obvious way into something that is very different : to undergo metamorphosis
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