# transform

- to change in form, appearance, or structure; metamorphose.
- to change in condition, nature, or character; convert.
- to change into another substance; transmute.
- Electricity.
- to increase or decrease (the voltage and current characteristics of an alternating-current circuit), as by means of a transformer.
- to decrease (the voltage and current characteristics of a direct-current circuit), as by means of a transformer.

- Mathematics. to change the form of (a figure, expression, etc.) without in general changing the value.
- Physics. to change into another form of energy.

- to undergo a change in form, appearance, or character; become transformed.

- Mathematics.
- a mathematical quantity obtained from a given quantity by an algebraic, geometric, or functional transformation.
- the transformation itself.

- the result of a transformation.
- a transformation.
- Logic. transformation(def 5).
- Linguistics. a structure derived by a transformation.

## Origin of transform

## Synonyms for transform

See more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com## Related Words for transformed

mutate, convert, transfer, revolutionize, revamp, remodel, reconstruct, translate, mold, alter, transmute, doctor, transpose, renew, metamorphose, switch, commute, transmogrify, cook, transfigure## Examples from the Web for transformed

### Contemporary Examples of transformed

The tasteless bread was transformed into a sweet cake that included ingredients, such as dried fruit and marzipan.

Step forward GoPro, the HD camera manufacturer that has transformed how we document the world around us.

Even good, arresting visual art is transformed by its context.

Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary ArtJay Michaelson

December 6, 2014

Even good, arresting visual art is transformed by the gaze of a potential consumer.

Sneer and Clothing in Miami: Inside The $3 Billion Woodstock of Contemporary ArtJay Michaelson

December 6, 2014

Another blank band go to the cops who transformed New York into the safest big city in America.

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November 11, 2014

### Historical Examples of transformed

But the reproduction is of brief duration; and it is speedily effaced or transformed.

De Libris: Prose and VerseAustin Dobson

The spot is indeed a corner of Eden—a happy valley, to be transformed, alas!

The Roof of FranceMatilda Betham-Edwards

Behind the features glowed a proud, fierce spirit that transformed them.

The Leopard WomanStewart Edward White

How often has sorrow been transformed into joy by religious exercises!

Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. IFrancis Augustus Cox

If a retired Cit could be transformed into a house, such is the house he would be.

Alice, or The Mysteries, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

## transform

- to alter or be altered radically in form, function, etc
- (tr) to convert (one form of energy) to another form
- (tr) maths to change the form of (an equation, expression, etc) by a mathematical transformation
- (tr) to increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage) using a transformer

- maths the result of a mathematical transformation, esp (of a matrix or an element of a group) another related to the given one by B = X –1 AX for some appropriate X