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

3 senses of transmutation

Sense 1
transmutation, transubstantiation -- (an act that changes the form or character or substance of something)
       => conversion -- (the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another)

Sense 2
transformation, transmutation, shift -- (a qualitative change)
       => change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

Sense 3
transmutation -- ((physics) the change of one chemical element into another (as by nuclear decay or radioactive bombardment); "the transmutation of base metals into gold proved to be impossible")
       => change, alteration, modification -- (an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago")

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