Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun translation

7 senses of translation

Sense 1
translation, interlingual rendition, rendering, version -- (a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language)
       => written record, written account -- (a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events)

Sense 2
translation -- (a uniform movement without rotation)
       => change of location, travel -- (a movement through space that changes the location of something)

Sense 3
transformation, translation -- (the act of changing in form or shape or appearance; "a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface")
       => change of integrity -- (the act of changing the unity or wholeness of something)

Sense 4
translation -- ((mathematics) a transformation in which the origin of the coordinate system is moved to another position but the direction of each axis remains the same)
       => transformation -- ((mathematics) a function that changes the position or direction of the axes of a coordinate system)

Sense 5
translation -- ((genetics) the process whereby genetic information coded in messenger RNA directs the formation of a specific protein at a ribosome in the cytoplasm)
       => organic process, biological process -- (a process occurring in living organisms)

Sense 6
translation -- (rewording something in less technical terminology)
       => paraphrase, paraphrasis -- (rewording for the purpose of clarification)

Sense 7
translation, displacement -- (the act of uniform movement)
       => motion, movement, move -- (the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path")

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