verb (used with object), trans·posed, trans·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), trans·posed, trans·pos·ing.
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.
British Dictionary definitions for transpose
- 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