Definition of Metamorphose

1. Verb. Change completely the nature or appearance of. "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"

Exact synonyms: Transfigure, Transmogrify
Generic synonyms: Change By Reversal, Reverse, Turn
Derivative terms: Transfiguration, Transmogrification



2. Verb. Change in outward structure or looks. "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"
Exact synonyms: Transform, Transmute
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Aurify, Become, Turn

Definition of Metamorphose

1. v. t. To change into a different form; to transform; to transmute.

2. n. Same as Metamorphosis.

Definition of Metamorphose

1. Verb. (context: of a moth or insect) to undergo metamorphosis ¹

2. Verb. to transform (something) into a completely different appearance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Metamorphose

1. [v -PHOSED, -PHOSING, -PHOSES]

Medical Definition of Metamorphose

1. To change into a different form; to transform; to transmute. "And earth was metamorphosed into man." (Dryden) Origin: Cf. F. Metamorphoser. Same as Metamorphosis. Origin: Cf. F. Metamorphose. See Metamorphosis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metamorphose

metamodels
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metamorphic rocks
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Literary usage of Metamorphose

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1. Zeitschrift Für Kristallographie, Kristallgeometrie, Kristallphysik (1907)
"F. Klockmann (in Aachen): Über den Einfluß der metamorphose nnf die mineralische Zusammensetzung der ..."

2. The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing by John Williams (1860)
"metamorphose, to change into a different form, (meta, otherwise.) Plasticity is the capability of being molded. ..."

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