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

1 sense of transpose

Sense 1
transpose -- (a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix)
       => matrix -- ((mathematics) a rectangular array of quantities or expressions set out by rows and columns; treated as a single element and manipulated according to rules)

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

7 senses of transpose

Sense 1
permute, commute, transpose -- (change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word")
       => 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
transfer, transpose, transplant -- (transfer from one place or period to another; "The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America")
       => shift -- (move from one setting or context to another; "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention")

Sense 3
counterchange, transpose, interchange -- (cause to change places; "interchange this screw for one of a smaller size")
       => change, alter, 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")

Sense 4
transpose -- (transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality)
       => transfer, shift -- (move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket")

Sense 5
transpose -- (put (a piece of music) into another key)
       => arrange, set -- (adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music")

Sense 6
commute, transpose -- (exchange positions without a change in value; "These operators commute with each other")
       => 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")

Sense 7
transpose -- (change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?")
       => change, alter, 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")

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