Pronunciation of Transpose
/tɹanspˈə͡ʊz/, /tɹanspˈəʊz/, /t_ɹ_a_n_s_p_ˈəʊ_z/
Synonyms for transpose:
translate, transmogrify, transubstantiate.
transmogrify, transmute, transubstantiate.
Other synonyms and related words:
channelise, transmute, switch, permute, make over, transport, budge, dislocate, render, displace, commute, replace, tack, arrange, pass, relocate, alternate, transplant, transfer, alchemize, translate, turn, exchange, reassign, counterchange, transubstantiate, transmit, metamorphose, flip, graft, channel, channelize, substitute, interchange, shift, flip-flop, transmogrify.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
swap, switch (verb)
change, shift, invert, convert, relocate, metamorphose, transfer, translate, substitute, transmute, transmogrify, transform, exchange, reverse, commute, interchange, render, flip-flop, turn, alter, transfigure.
Usage examples for transpose:
- If you think of some arrangement whereby they are transferred to fresh surroundings, while maintaining their mutual relations, or, in other words, if you can induce them to express themselves in an altogether different style and to transpose themselves into another key, you will have language itself playing a comedy- language itself made comic. - "Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic", Henri Bergson.
- Now, spread that fury of search over five years; put a woman, put a heart, put love in the place of the trifle; transpose the monomania into the key of high passion; and, furthermore, let the seeker be a man of ardent temper, with a lion's heart and a leonine head and mane, a man to inspire awe and fear in those who come in contact with him- realise this, and you may, perhaps, understand why the General walked abruptly out of the church when the first notes of a ballad, which he used to hear with a rapture of delight in a gilt- paneled boudoir, began to vibrate along the aisles of the church in the sea. - "The Thirteen", Honore de Balzac.
- Transpose your francs into pounds, Professor. - "Lord Stranleigh Abroad", Robert Barr.