verb (used with object), trans·posed, trans·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), trans·posed, trans·pos·ing.
- transporter bridge,
- transposed conjugate,
- transposing instrument,
- transposition cipher,
- transposition of great vessels
Origin of transpose
Examples from the Web for transpose
These discs, titled Miracle, transpose the invisible concept of ālaya into a tangible object.
A part of the difficulty of dream telling comes from the fact that we have to transpose these pictures into words.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud
You may paint a picture in the same pitch as nature, or you may transpose it to a higher or a lower pitch.The Painter in Oil|Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
Subsequently I wrote you that, for a private reason, I had concluded to transpose them.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two|Abraham Lincoln
Do not transpose letters; place each letter where it belongs.The Century Handbook of Writing|Garland Greever
Perhaps, indeed, we might transpose them; for Isabella is speaking quite calmly and composedly.
- to play (notes, music, etc) in a different key from that originally intended
- to move (a note or series of notes) upwards or downwards in pitch