to change the form or nature of; transform.
to subject to metamorphosis or metamorphism.
to undergo or be capable of undergoing a change in form or nature.
- un·met·a·mor·phosed, adjective
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How to use metamorphose in a sentence
Life has a way of metamorphosing even the most vociferous young.
Friends have been metamorphosing like butterflies, healing bad habits and addictions.
Then they went there together, Quetzalcoatl metamorphosing himself into a 'black ant.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
Tadpoles were in the rocky streams, and metamorphosing young were on vegetation at the edges of the streams.The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacn, Mxico | William E. Duellman
Young from the eggs laid in the first week of August were metamorphosing during the last week of August.Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog | Henry S. Fitch
These saucy creatures are forever finding out wonders, and forever metamorphosing molehills into mountains.American Historical and Literary Curiosities, Part 12. | John Jay Smith
This property of lycanthropy, or metamorphosing into a beast, probably dates back to man's creation.Werwolves | Elliott O'Donnell
British Dictionary definitions for metamorphose
to undergo or cause to undergo metamorphosis or metamorphism
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