retransform

verb
re·​trans·​form | \ (ˌ)rē-tran(t)s-ˈfȯrm How to pronounce retransform (audio) \
retransformed; retransforming

Definition of retransform

transitive verb

: to transform or change (someone or something) back or again The nitrogen gas is retransformed into liquid. … scraps … of premium, mostly wool materials—which are then … mechanically converted to fiber and retransformed into yarn …— Emily Backus "… We've identified about 20 streets that are not useful, that can be taken out and retransformed into green spaces."— Luc Ferrandez After a decade of CrossFit, Chris Powell retransformed himself into a physique competitor.— Andrew Gutman

Other Words from retransform

retransformation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌtran(t)s-​fər-​ˈmā-​shən How to pronounce retransform (audio) , -​fȯr-​ \ noun, plural retransformations
… The Met exhibit is the product of another turn-of-the-century Spanish renaissance, and of Barcelona's recent retransformation into an international capital of cool. — Ariella Budick

First Known Use of retransform

1594, in the meaning defined above

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“Retransform.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retransform. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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