verb (used with object), trans·lat·ed, trans·lat·ing.
- to move (a bishop) from one see to another.
- to move (a see) from one place to another.
- to move (relics) from one place to another.
verb (used without object), trans·lat·ed, trans·lat·ing.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH translatetranslate , transliterate
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Example sentences from the Web for translate
The storm was what’s known as a derecho, roughly translating to “straight ahead.”What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
Even today, emotional meanings of faces may not translate across cultures, she says.Ancient sculptures hint at universal facial expressions across cultures|Bruce Bower|August 19, 2020|Science News
Players did make small behavioral changes on the field, but that didn’t translate to broader attitudinal shifts.Interfaith soccer teams eased Muslim-Christian tensions — to a point|Sujata Gupta|August 13, 2020|Science News
After it was unable to take place, Elizabeth Webbe Lunny, BDG’s evp of revenue, said her team moved the retreat online and was able to keep the same format and instructor and was able to translate nearly all of the programming online.How publishers are selling advertisers on virtual events|Kayleigh Barber|July 17, 2020|Digiday
This means that they can’t capture and translate information from a single “boat” of dopamine.Scientists Used Dopamine to Seamlessly Merge Artificial and Biological Neurons|Shelly Fan|June 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
Do they have a plan for how to translate a ceasefire into something more durable?Local Truces Are Syria’s Sad Little Pieces of Peace|Joshua Hersh|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or translate an interview maybe because I do like to translate things.
Of course, deep innovations only translate into revenue if they can go to global markets effectively.
This allows news reporters to translate whatever is said by a Scot being interviewed into whatever will make the most news.Up to a Point: A Free Scotland Would Be a Hilarious Disaster|P. J. O’Rourke|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Asian slapstick humor does not translate well, and most of the captive audience agreed, although they grudgingly watched it.Prisoners Get Cultural Fix with 8-Tracks and Bootleg Cassettes|Daniel Genis|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Morquil's aid was enlisted, to translate the text, and he learned some amazing facts.Wanted--7 Fearless Engineers!|Warner Van Lorne
Wayne hesitated, partly to translate O'Reilly's rumblings and partly to marvel at an audacious idea taking shape in his mind.High Dragon Bump|Don Thompson
It is, if our own experience be worth anything, excessively hard to translate.
I stared at this for a long time, and then swiftly withdrew, overcome with horror which I could not translate into words.The Silent Isle|Arthur Christopher Benson
And I, who could read and translate French easily, had never found time to learn to chat freely in any language but my own.Memories and Anecdotes|Kate Sanborn
British Dictionary definitions for translate
- to transfer (a cleric) from one ecclesiastical office to another
- to transfer (a see) from one place to another