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/transˈlāt/,/tranz-/,
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translating, present participle; translated, past tense; translated, past participle; translates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Express the sense of (words or text) in another language
    • - the German original has been translated into English
  2. Be expressed or be capable of being expressed in another language
    • - shiatsu literally translates as “finger pressure.”
  3. Convert or be converted into (another form or medium)
    • - few of Shakespeare's other works have been translated into ballets
  4. Move from one place or condition to another
    • - she had been translated from familiar surroundings to a foreign court
  5. Move (a bishop) to another see or pastoral charge

  6. Remove (a saint's relics) to another place

  7. Convey (someone, typically still alive) to heaven

  8. Convert (a sequence of nucleotides in messenger RNA) to an amino-acid sequence in a protein or polypeptide during synthesis

  9. Cause (a body) to move so that all its parts travel in the same direction, without rotation or change of shape

  10. Transform (a geometric figure) in an analogous way


  1. 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."
  2. change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
  3. understand: make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"
  4. bring to a certain spiritual state
  5. change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation
  6. be equivalent in effect; "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power"
  7. Translate is an album by Sexy Sadie, released in 2006.
  8. In Euclidean geometry, a translation is moving every point a constant distance in a specified direction. It is one of the rigid motions (other rigid motions include rotation and reflection). ...
  9. (~~-translation) In proof theory, the Gödel–Gentzen negative translation is a method for embedding classical first-order logic into intuitionistic first-order logic. It is one of a number of double-negation translations that are of importance to the metatheory of intuitionistic logic. ...
  10. (Translation (ecclesiastical)) Translation is the technical term when a Bishop is transferred from one diocese to another.
  11. (Translation (group theory)) In mathematics, a group is an algebraic structure consisting of a set together with an operation that combines any two of its elements to form a third element. ...
  12. (Translation (Latter Day Saints)) In the theology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), translation refers to being physically changed by God from a mortal human being to an immortal human being. A person that has been translated is referred to as a translated being.
  13. (in Euclidean spaces) A set of points obtained by adding a given fixed vector to each point of a given set; To change text (of a book, document, Web site, movie, anime, video game etc. ...
  14. (translates) to put in understandable terms
  15. (Translating) Connecting the meaning of one representation to the same meaning in another representation.
  16. (Translating) The process of rephrasing words from one representational system into another, useful in bridging understanding between two people.
  17. (Translating) each term into your organization’s core set of target languages, ensuring that your corporate terminology is consistent both across documents and across all languages
  18. (translating) essentially the same as #xl8, but longer and so not used as frequently. This hashtag can be useful when actually using the word "translating" in a tweet;
  19. (Translation) Vertebral body displacement; can describe lateral, anterior, or posterior displacement.
  20. (translation) Protein synthesis. The conversion of information from mRNA into a protein.
  21. (translation) The synthesis of protein on a template of messenger RNA; consists of three steps: initiation, elongation, and termination. Making of a polypeptide sequence by translating the genetic code of an mRNA molecule associated with a ribosome. PICTURE
  22. (translation (slide)) an exact duplication of a geometric figure formed by moving each point in the figure the same distance and in the same direction.
  23. (translation) The synthesis of a polypeptide using the genetic information encoded in an mRNA molecule. There is a change of "language" from nucleotides to amino acids.
  24. (Translation) The process of converting information to and from EDI standard formats.
  25. (translation) Word-for-word conversion from one language to another.