translate into

phrasal verb

translated into; translating into; translates into
: to lead to (something) as a result : result in
Competition often translates into lower costs to the consumer.
Artistic success doesn't always translate into financial success.

Examples of translate into in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That translates into one fatality for every 300 feet of land. Bob Seely, Foreign Affairs, 24 Nov. 2023 The companies agreed to dramatically raise pay for top-scale assembly plant workers, with increases and cost-of-living adjustments that would translate into 33% wage gains. CBS News, 18 Nov. 2023 Consequently, light materials were typically used for the cladding – the exterior surface of the building that protects it against the weather – because that translates into lower seismic forces. Michel Bruneau, Discover Magazine, 13 Nov. 2023 Advocates for subsidized housing say that hasn’t translated into accessible prices, with most of the new units renting at free-market rates that can strain personal or family finances. Morgan Lee, Fortune, 3 Nov. 2023 In this task, the animals’ location was kept constant, but their thoughts were translated into the location of a floating rectangular box. Jonathan Wosen, STAT, 2 Nov. 2023 Ashley Graham on Her Challenging Met Gala Ensemble None of this is new information, of course—nor is there all that much in the way of revelations in The Woman in Me, at least not the kind that can be easily translated into Mail Online headlines. Hayley Maitland, Vogue, 26 Oct. 2023 The heart of your brand, translated into words, can be the magnetic pull that brings customers into your orbit. Christian Anderson (trust'n), Rolling Stone, 14 Nov. 2023 That’s not surprising given new logos translate into greater long-term profit and growth. Tifenn Dano Kwan, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Translate into.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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