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English noun: transpose

1. transpose (group) a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix


Broader (hypernym)matrix


English verb: transpose

1. transpose (change) change the order or arrangement of


SamplesDyslexics often transpose letters in a word.


Synonymscommute, permute


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn


Narrower (hyponym)map, represent

2. transpose (change) transfer from one place or period to another


SamplesThe ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America.


Synonymstransfer, transplant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)shift

3. transpose (change) cause to change places


SamplesInterchange this screw for one of a smaller size.


Synonymscounterchange, interchange


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

4. transpose (motion) transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)shift, transfer

5. transpose (creation) put (a piece of music) into another key


ExamplesDid he transpose his major works over a short period of time?


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)arrange, set


Domain categorymusic

6. transpose (change) exchange positions without a change in value


SamplesThese operators commute with each other.


Synonymscommute


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)change


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths

7. transpose (change) change key


SamplesCan you transpose this fugue into G major?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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