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v. trans·mut·ed, trans·mut·ing, trans·mutes
To change from one form, nature, substance, or state into another; transform: Alchemists tried to transmute lead into gold. See Synonyms at convert.
To undergo transmutation.
[Middle English transmuten, from Latin trānsmūtāre : trāns-, trans- + mūtāre, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Adj.||1.||transmutable - capable of being changed in substance as if by alchemy; "is lead really transmutable into gold?"; "ideas translatable into reality"|
commutable - subject to alteration or change; "the death sentence was commutable to life imprisonment"
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transmutable[trænzˈmjuːtəbl] ADJ → transmutable
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