Complete Definition of "transmute"

English

Etymology
From L. transmutare, from trans + mutare.

Verb
en-verb|transmut|ing

  1. transitive To change, transform or convert one thing to another, or from one state or form to another.

#:The alchemists tried to transmute base metals to gold.

  1. intransitive To change, transform or convert to another, or from one state or form to another.

#:Did the base metals transmute to gold?

Translations
Spanish: trasmutar, trasladar

Related terms
transmutability
transmutable
transmutant
transmutate
transmutation

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