transubstantiate(redirected from transubstantial)
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tr.v. tran·sub·stan·ti·at·ed, tran·sub·stan·ti·at·ing, tran·sub·stan·ti·ates
1. To change (one substance) into another; transmute.
2. Christianity To change the substance of (the Eucharistic bread and wine) into the body and blood of Jesus.
[Medieval Latin trānsubstantiāre, trānsubstantiāt- : Latin trāns-, trans- + Latin substantia, substance; see substance.]
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1. (Roman Catholic Church) (intr) RC theol (of the Eucharistic bread and wine) to undergo transubstantiation
2. (tr) to change (one substance) into another; transmute
[C16: from Medieval Latin transsubstantiāre, from Latin trans- + substantia substance]
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tran•sub•stan•ti•ate(ˌtræn səbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt)
v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to change from one substance into another; transmute.
2. (in the Eucharist) to cause (the substance of the bread and wine) to undergo transubstantiation.
[1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Medieval Latin trānssubstantiātus, past participle of trānssubstantiāre. See trans-, substance, -ate1]
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Past participle: transubstantiated
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|Verb||1.||transubstantiate - change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ|
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
|2.||transubstantiate - change or alter in form, appearance, or nature; "This experience transformed her completely"; "She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture"; "transubstantiate one element into another"|
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"
transubstantiate - change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
stalinise, stalinize - transform in accordance with Stalin's policies; "Russia was slowly stalinized after Lenin's death"
destalinise, destalinize - counteract the effects and policies of Stalinism; "Russia was slowly destalinized in the late 1950's"
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transubstantiate[ˌtrænsəbˈstænʃɪeɪt] VT → transubstanciar
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vt (Rel) → verwandeln
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