Definition of transmute verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    transmute

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