Definition of metamorphose
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
For example Carlin Isles, a track and field and football star, metamorphosed into a lightning-fast rugby player.
New articles are added one at a time, so issues metamorphose little by little.
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Origin and Etymology of metamorphose
probably from Middle French metamorphoser, from metamorphose metamorphosis, from Latin metamorphosis
First Known Use: 1576See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of metamorphose
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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