# transpose

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## trans·pose

(trăns-pōz′)
v. trans·posed, trans·pos·ing, trans·pos·es
v.tr.
1. To reverse or transfer the order or place of; interchange. See Synonyms at reverse.
2. Mathematics To move (a term) from one side of an algebraic equation to the other side, reversing its sign to maintain equality.
3. Music To write or perform (a composition) in a key other than the original or given key.
4. To render into another language.
5. To alter in form or nature; transform: a diary that was transposed into a novel.
v.intr.
1. Music To write or perform music in a different key.
2. To admit of being transposed.
n. (trăns′pōz′) Mathematics
A matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix.

[Middle English transposen, to transform, from Old French transposer, alteration (influenced by poser, to put, place) of Latin trānspōnere, to transfer : trāns-, trans- + pōnere, to place; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

## transpose

(trænsˈpəʊz)
vb
1. (tr) to alter the positions of; interchange, as words in a sentence; put into a different order
2. (Music, other) music
a. to play (notes, music, etc) in a different key from that originally intended
b. to move (a note or series of notes) upwards or downwards in pitch
3. (Mathematics) (tr) maths to move (a term) from one side of an equation to the other with a corresponding reversal in sign
n
(Mathematics) maths the matrix resulting from interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix
[C14: from Old French transposer, from Latin transpōnere to remove, from trans- + pōnere to place]
transˌposaˈbility n
transˈposal n
transˈposer n

## trans•pose

(v. trænsˈpoʊz; n. ˈtræns poʊz)

v. -posed, -pos•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to change or reverse the relative position, order, or sequence of; interchange: to transpose the letters of a word.
2. to transfer or transport.
3. to write or perform (a musical composition) in a different key.
4. to bring (a term) from one side of an algebraic equation to the other, with corresponding change of sign.
5. to transform; transmute.
v.i.
6. to transpose music.
n.
7. Math. a matrix formed from a given matrix by transposing the rows and columns.
[1350–1400; Middle English: to transmute < Middle French transposer. See trans-, pose1]
trans•pos`a•bil′i•ty, n.
trans•pos′er, n.

## trans·pose

(trăns-pōz′)
To move a term or quantity from one side of an algebraic equation to the other by adding or subtracting that term to or from both sides. By subtracting 2 from both sides of the equation 2 + x = 4, one can transpose the 2 to the other side, yielding x = 4 - 2, and thus determine that x equals 2.

## transpose

Past participle: transposed
Gerund: transposing

Imperative
transpose
transpose
Present
I transpose
you transpose
he/she/it transposes
we transpose
you transpose
they transpose
Preterite
I transposed
you transposed
he/she/it transposed
we transposed
you transposed
they transposed
Present Continuous
I am transposing
you are transposing
he/she/it is transposing
we are transposing
you are transposing
they are transposing
Present Perfect
I have transposed
you have transposed
he/she/it has transposed
we have transposed
you have transposed
they have transposed
Past Continuous
I was transposing
you were transposing
he/she/it was transposing
we were transposing
you were transposing
they were transposing
Past Perfect
Future
I will transpose
you will transpose
he/she/it will transpose
we will transpose
you will transpose
they will transpose
Future Perfect
I will have transposed
you will have transposed
he/she/it will have transposed
we will have transposed
you will have transposed
they will have transposed
Future Continuous
I will be transposing
you will be transposing
he/she/it will be transposing
we will be transposing
you will be transposing
they will be transposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transposing
you have been transposing
he/she/it has been transposing
we have been transposing
you have been transposing
they have been transposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transposing
you will have been transposing
he/she/it will have been transposing
we will have been transposing
you will have been transposing
they will have been transposing
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would transpose
you would transpose
he/she/it would transpose
we would transpose
you would transpose
they would transpose
Past Conditional
I would have transposed
you would have transposed
he/she/it would have transposed
we would have transposed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 transpose - a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrixmatrix - (mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules Verb 1 transpose - change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"map, represent - to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets) 2 transpose - transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"shift - move from one setting or context to another; "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention" 3 transpose - cause to change places; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue" 4 transpose - transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equalityshift, transfer - move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket" 5 transpose - put (a piece of music) into another keymusic - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous mannerarrange, set - adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music" 6 transpose - exchange positions without a change in value; "These operators commute with each other"commutemath, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangementchange - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night" 7 transpose - change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

## transpose

verb
1. Genetic engineers transpose bits of material from one organism to another.
2. Many people inadvertently transpose the digits of the code.

## transpose

verb
1. To change to the opposite position, direction, or course:
invert, reverse, turn (about, around, over, or round).
2. To change into a different form, substance, or state:
Translations

## transpose

[trænsˈpəʊz] VT
1. [+ words] → transponer
2. (Mus) → transportar

## transpose

[trænsˈpəʊz] vt
(= move) to transpose sth to sth → transposer qch à qch
(= reverse) [+ digits, letters] → intervertir

## transpose

vt (= move)übertragen; (= switch round); (Mus) → transponieren

## transpose

[trænsˈpəʊz] vt
a. (frm) (words) → trasporre
b. (Mus) → trasportare
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