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Definition of "transmute" [trans•mute]

  • To change from one form, nature, substance, or state into another; transform: Alchemists tried to transmute lead into gold. See Synonyms at convert. (verb-transitive)
  • To undergo transmutation. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "transmute" in a sentence
  • "Furthermore, although I've only been able to "transmute" recently, my friend, who has been playing for over a year, has commented that her transmutes for arcanite consistently fetch 3-5G."
  • "He realizes faintly that he can change them by an effort of will and "transmute" them into mental states of an exactly opposite nature."
  • "It would become incompatible with his organization, or rather it would 'transmute' it, and the process of that transmutation to the senses of other men would be called"