transubstantiate


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tran·sub·stan·ti·ate

 (trăn′səb-stăn′shē-āt′)
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.]

transubstantiate

(ˌtrænsəbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt)
vb
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]
ˌtransubˈstantial adj
ˌtransubˈstantially adv

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]
tran`sub•stan′tial, adj.
tran`sub•stan′tial•ly, adv.

transubstantiate


Past participle: transubstantiated
Gerund: transubstantiating

Imperative
transubstantiate
transubstantiate
Present
I transubstantiate
you transubstantiate
he/she/it transubstantiates
we transubstantiate
you transubstantiate
they transubstantiate
Preterite
I transubstantiated
you transubstantiated
he/she/it transubstantiated
we transubstantiated
you transubstantiated
they transubstantiated
Present Continuous
I am transubstantiating
you are transubstantiating
he/she/it is transubstantiating
we are transubstantiating
you are transubstantiating
they are transubstantiating
Present Perfect
I have transubstantiated
you have transubstantiated
he/she/it has transubstantiated
we have transubstantiated
you have transubstantiated
they have transubstantiated
Past Continuous
I was transubstantiating
you were transubstantiating
he/she/it was transubstantiating
we were transubstantiating
you were transubstantiating
they were transubstantiating
Past Perfect
I had transubstantiated
you had transubstantiated
he/she/it had transubstantiated
we had transubstantiated
you had transubstantiated
they had transubstantiated
Future
I will transubstantiate
you will transubstantiate
he/she/it will transubstantiate
we will transubstantiate
you will transubstantiate
they will transubstantiate
Future Perfect
I will have transubstantiated
you will have transubstantiated
he/she/it will have transubstantiated
we will have transubstantiated
you will have transubstantiated
they will have transubstantiated
Future Continuous
I will be transubstantiating
you will be transubstantiating
he/she/it will be transubstantiating
we will be transubstantiating
you will be transubstantiating
they will be transubstantiating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been transubstantiating
you have been transubstantiating
he/she/it has been transubstantiating
we have been transubstantiating
you have been transubstantiating
they have been transubstantiating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been transubstantiating
you will have been transubstantiating
he/she/it will have been transubstantiating
we will have been transubstantiating
you will have been transubstantiating
they will have been transubstantiating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been transubstantiating
you had been transubstantiating
he/she/it had been transubstantiating
we had been transubstantiating
you had been transubstantiating
they had been transubstantiating
Conditional
I would transubstantiate
you would transubstantiate
he/she/it would transubstantiate
we would transubstantiate
you would transubstantiate
they would transubstantiate
Past Conditional
I would have transubstantiated
you would have transubstantiated
he/she/it would have transubstantiated
we would have transubstantiated
you would have transubstantiated
they would have transubstantiated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.transubstantiate - change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christtransubstantiate - 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
transform, transmute, 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"
2.transubstantiate - change or alter in form, appearance, or naturetransubstantiate - 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
sorcerise, sorcerize - transform or change by means of sorcery
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"
work on, work, process - shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"

transubstantiate

verb
To change into a different form, substance, or state:
Translations

transubstantiate

[ˌtrænsəbˈstænʃɪeɪt] VTtransubstanciar

transubstantiate

vt (Rel) → verwandeln
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By contrast, the empirical louse that Stephen expertly catches is transformed from a parasitos feeding on him to a "grain" of the "bread of everyday life" that he will transubstantiate into "something that has a permanent artistic life of its own" -- a Eucharistic conversion metafictively evident in the very passage in question, For just as Stephen lets the louse "fall from him and wondered would it live or die" the writer who publishes Portrait wonders whether it will have "a permanent artistic life of its own." and wonders whether his own "word-grains" will take root, flourish, and achieve the Life-status of a major artistic accomplishment.