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translate

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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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trans=late

CIDE DICTIONARY

translatev. t. [f. translatus, used as p. p. of transferre to transfer, but from a different root. See Trans-, and Tolerate, and cf. Translation.].
  •  To bear, carry, or remove, from one place to another; to transfer; as, to translate a tree.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]
    "In the chapel of St. Catharine of Sienna, they show her head- the rest of her body being translated to Rome."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To change to another condition, position, place, or office; to transfer; hence, to remove as by death.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To remove to heaven without a natural death.  [1913 Webster]
    "By faith Enoch was translated, that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translatedhim."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To remove, as a bishop, from one see to another.  Camden.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To render into another language; to express the sense of in the words of another language; to interpret; hence, to explain or recapitulate in other words.  [1913 Webster]
    "Translating into his own clear, pure, and flowing language, what he found in books well known to the world, but too bulky or too dry for boys and girls."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To change into another form; to transform.  [1913 Webster]
    "Happy is your grace,
    That can translatethe stubbornness of fortune
    Into so quiet and so sweet a style.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to remove from one part of the body to another; as, to translate a disease.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to lose senses or recollection; to entrance.  J. Fletcher.  [1913 Webster]
translatev. i. 
     To make a translation; to be engaged in translation.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

translate, v.
1 tr. (also absol.) a (often foll. by into) express the sense of (a word, sentence, speech, book, etc.) in another language. b do this as a profession etc. (translates for the UN).
2 intr. (of a literary work etc.) be translatable, bear translation (does not translate well).
3 tr. express (an idea, book, etc.) in another, esp. simpler, form.
4 tr. interpret the significance of; infer as (translated his silence as dissent).
5 tr. move or change, esp. from one person, place, or condition, to another (was translated by joy).
6 intr. (foll. by into) result in; be converted into; manifest itself as.
7 tr. Eccl. a remove (a bishop) to another see. b remove (a saint's relics etc.) to another place.
8 tr. Bibl. convey to heaven without death; transform.
9 tr. Mech. a cause (a body) to move so that all its parts travel in the same direction. b impart motion without rotation to.

Derivative
translatable adj. translatability n.
Etymology
ME f. L translatus, past part. of transferre: see TRANSFER

THESAURUS

translate

English, alter, assign, carry, carry over, change, communicate, consign, construe, convert, convey, decipher, decode, deliver, deport, diffuse, dispatch, disseminate, elucidate, expel, explain, export, extradite, forward, hand forward, hand on, hand over, impart, import, interpret, make over, metabolize, metamorphose, metaphrase, metastasize, metathesize, move, mutate, paraphrase, pass, pass on, pass over, pass the buck, perfuse, relay, render, reword, rewrite, send, ship, spell out, spread, switch, transcribe, transfer, transfer property, transfigure, transform, transfuse, transliterate, translocate, transmit, transmogrify, transmute, transplace, transplant, transport, transpose, transubstantiate, turn, turn into, turn over

ROGET THESAURUS

translate

Churchdom

VB call, ordain, induct, prefer, translate, consecrate, present, take orders, take the tonsure, take the veil, take vows.

Interpretation

VB interpret, explain, define, construe, translate, render, do into, turn into, transfuse the sense of, find out, 1 the meaning of, read, spell out, make out, decipher, unravel, disentangle, find the key of, enucleate, resolve, solve, read between the lines, account for, find the cause, tell the cause of, throw light upon, shed light upon, shed new light upon, shed fresh light upon, clear up, clarify, elucidate, illustrate, exemplify, unfold, expound, comment upon, annotate, popularize, take in a particular sense, understand in a particular sense, receive in a particular sense, accept in a particular sense, understand by, put a construction on, be given to understand.


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