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  Definition of Transpose
  1. a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix
  2. cause to change places; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
  3. change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
  4. change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
  5. transpose and remain equal in value; "These operators commute with each other"
  6. transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
  7. put (a piece of music) into another key
  8. transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality
Similar Words: counterchange, interchange, permute, commute, transfer, transplant

 

Hyponyms: map, represent

 

Derivational Morphology: transposition, reversal, substitution, exchange, commutation, permutation

 

Anagrams: Esperanto, patroness, personate

 

 
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