translate into

phrasal verb
translated into; translating into; translates into

Definition of translate 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.

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“Translate into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/translate%20into. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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