Transform vs. Transmute

Transform vs. Transmute — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Transform and Transmute

Transformverb

(transitive) To change greatly the appearance or form of.

The alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.

Transmuteverb

(ambitransitive) To change, transform or convert one thing to another, or from one state or form to another.

The alchemists tried to transmute base metals to gold.Did the base metals transmute to gold?

Transformverb

(transitive) To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.

Transmuteverb

alter the nature of (elements)

Transformverb

To subject to a transformation; to change into another form without altering the value.

Transmuteverb

change in outward structure or looks;

He transformed into a monsterThe salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle
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Transformverb

To subject to the action of a transformer.

Transmuteverb

change or alter in form, appearance, or nature;

This experience transformed her completelyShe transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpturetransubstantiate one element into another

Transformverb

To subject (a cell) to transformation.

Transformverb

(intransitive) To undergo a transformation; to change in appearance or character.

Transformnoun

(mathematics) the result of a transformation

Transformverb

subject to a mathematical transformation

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Transformverb

change or alter in form, appearance, or nature;

This experience transformed her completelyShe transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpturetransubstantiate one element into another

Transformverb

change in outward structure or looks;

He transformed into a monsterThe salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle

Transformverb

change from one form or medium into another;

Braque translated collage into oil

Transformverb

convert (one form of energy) to another;

transform energy to light

Transformverb

change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species

Transformverb

increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)