Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb metamorphose

2 senses of metamorphose

Sense 1
metamorphose, transfigure, transmogrify -- (change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection")
       => change by reversal, turn, reverse -- (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")

Sense 2
transform, transmute, metamorphose -- (change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle")
       => change -- (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")

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