change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation
determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA
restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N."
express, as in simple and less technical language; "Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?"; "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?"
bring to a certain spiritual state
subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body
be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way; "poetry often does not translate"; "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English"
be equivalent in effect; "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power"