Definition of Transmute

1. Verb. Change in outward structure or looks. "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"

Exact synonyms: Metamorphose, Transform
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Aurify, Become, Turn



2. Verb. Change or alter in form, appearance, or nature. "Transubstantiate one element into another"

3. Verb. Alter the nature of (elements).
Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Transmutation

Definition of Transmute

1. v. t. To change from one nature, form, or substance, into another; to transform.

Definition of Transmute

1. Verb. (transitive) To change, transform or convert one thing to another, or from one state or form to another. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To change, transform or convert to another, or from one state or form to another. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Transmute

1. [v -MUTED, -MUTING, -MUTES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transmute

transmontane
transmountain
transmundane
transmural
transmural care
transmural myocardial infarction
transmural pressure
transmutability
transmutable
transmutant
transmutation
transmutationist
transmutationists
transmutations
transmutative
transmute (current term)
transmuted
transmuter
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transmutual
transnatation
transnational
transnationally
transnationals
transnatural
transnature
transnatured
transnatures

Literary usage of Transmute

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1. Shelley at Oxford by Thomas Jefferson Hogg, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1904)
"chemical agency the philosopher may work a total change, and may transmute an unfruitful region into a land of exuberant plenty. Water, like the atmospheric ..."

2. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"the association of ideas, that moral philosopher's stone, contact with which could transmute all the base metal of human nature into the pure gold of ..."

3. Buddhist & Christian Gospels: Being Gospel Parallels from Pāli Texts by Albert Joseph Edmunds (1905)
"Temptations of Empire and Power to transmute Matter. Luke IV. 3-8. And the devil said unto him, If thou art the Sou of God, command this stone that it ..."

4. The Science and Practice of Management by Alexander Hamilton Church (1914)
"Design by itself will not transmute material into new forms. By no possibility can we confuse the end or aim of these two functions, or get them mixed. ..."

5. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1891)
"Mr. Bellamy's is an example of a scheme exclusively Meanwhile, abandoning the quest for the philosopher's stone which shall transmute this leaden world into ..."

6. Asiatic Studies, Religious and Social by Alfred Comyn Lyall (1899)
"... and as an indigenous religion and social system—Question as to the future of Brahmanism—Whether it can transmute and raise itself in ..."

7. How to Use New Thought in Home Life: A Key to Happy and Efficient Living for by Elizabeth Jones Towne (1915)
"... XX HOW TO transmute THE FAMILY'S RIDICULE 1 CANNOT successfully carry out your plan of going into the silence, and ana forced to practise concentration ..."

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