Definition of transfigure verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

transfigure

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//trænsˈfɪɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈfɪɡjər//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they transfigure
BrE BrE//trænsˈfɪɡə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈfɪɡjər//
 
he / she / it transfigures
BrE BrE//trænsˈfɪɡəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈfɪɡjərz//
 
past simple transfigured
BrE BrE//trænsˈfɪɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈfɪɡjərd//
 
past participle transfigured
BrE BrE//trænsˈfɪɡəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈfɪɡjərd//
 
-ing form transfiguring
BrE BrE//trænsˈfɪɡərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//trænsˈfɪɡjərɪŋ//
 
 
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[often passive] transfigure somebody/something (literary) to change the appearance of a person or thing so that they look more beautiful Ann’s whole face was transfigured by the early morning light. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French transfigurer or Latin transfigurare, from trans- ‘across’ + figura ‘figure’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: transfigure