- 1to change, or make something change, into something different synonym transform
- 2 It was once thought that lead could be transmuted into gold.
NAmE//trænsˈmyut//, NAmE//trænzˈmyut//[transitive, intransitive] transmute (something) (into something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they transmute
,he / she / it transmutes
,past simple transmuted
,-ing form transmuting
transmutationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌtrænsmyuˈteɪʃn//, NAmE//ˌtrænzmyuˈteɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable]