Definition of Transubstantiate

1. Verb. Change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ.

Category relationships: Christian Religion, Christianity
Generic synonyms: Transform, Transmute
Derivative terms: Transubstantiation



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

Definition of Transubstantiate

1. v. t. To change into another substance.

Definition of Transubstantiate

1. Verb. (transitive) To change one substance into another; to transmute. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To change the bread and wine of the Eucharist into the body and blood of Jesus. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Transubstantiate

1. 1. To change into another substance. "The spider love which transubstantiates all, And can convert manna to gall." (Donne) 2. To change, as the sacramental elements, bread and wine, into the flesh and blood of Christ. Origin: LL. Transubstantiatus, p. P. Of transubstantiare to transubstantiate; L. Trans across, over + substantia substance. See Substance. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transubstantiate

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Literary usage of Transubstantiate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of John Jewel by John Jewel, John Ayre (1845)
"... When the priest hath prayed for the '"' pm' *' transubstantiation of the host, and hath offered the same, being transubstantiate, unto God the Father, ..."

2. Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the by Christopher Wordsworth (1853)
"We may no more beleeve bread to be transubstantiate into the body of Christ, than the wine ... But the wine is not transubstantiate into his bloud : " Ergo, ..."

3. Fox's Book of Martyrs; Or, The Acts and Monuments of the Christian Church by John Foxe, John Malham, T. Pratt (1830)
"We may no more believe bread to be transubstantiate into the body of Christ, ... Therefore, neither is that bread therefore transubstantiate into his body. ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Cranmer by Thomas Cranmer, John Edmund Cox (1844)
"And how could then the wine be transubstantiate, except it were transubstantiate after it was drunken ? Now as touching the second part of Chrysostom, ..."

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