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Conform vs. Transform

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  • Conform (verb)

    }} To act in accordance with expectations; to behave in the manner of others, especially as a result of social pressure.

  • Conform (verb)

    To be in accordance with a set of specifications or regulations, or with a policy or guideline.

  • Conform (verb)

    To make similar in form or nature; to make suitable for a purpose; to adapt.

  • Transform (verb)

    To change greatly the appearance or form of.

    "The alchemists sought to transform lead into gold."

  • Transform (verb)

    To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.

  • Transform (verb)

    To subject to a transformation; to change into another form without altering the value.

  • Transform (verb)

    To subject to the action of a transformer.

  • Transform (verb)

    To subject (a cell) to transformation.

  • Transform (verb)

    To undergo a transformation; to change in appearance or character.

  • Transform (noun)

    the result of a transformation

Wiktionary
  • Conform (adjective)

    Of the same form; similar in import; conformable.

  • Conform

    To shape in accordance with; to make like; to bring into harmony or agreement with; - usually with to or unto.

  • Conform (verb)

    To be in accord or harmony; to comply; to be obedient; to submit; - with to or with.

  • Conform (verb)

    To comply with the usages of the Established Church; to be a conformist.

  • Transform

    To change the form of; to change in shape or appearance; to metamorphose; as, a caterpillar is ultimately transformed into a butterfly.

  • Transform

    To change into another substance; to transmute; as, the alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.

  • Transform

    To change in nature, disposition, heart, character, or the like; to convert.

  • Transform

    To change, as an algebraic expression or geometrical figure, into another from without altering its value.

  • Transform (verb)

    To be changed in form; to be metamorphosed.

Webster Dictionary
  • Conform (verb)

    be similar, be in line with

  • Conform (verb)

    adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions;

    "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

  • Transform (verb)

    subject to a mathematical transformation

  • Transform (verb)

    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"

  • Transform (verb)

    change in outward structure or looks;

    "He transformed into a monster"

    "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle"

  • Transform (verb)

    change from one form or medium into another;

    "Braque translated collage into oil"

  • Transform (verb)

    convert (one form of energy) to another;

    "transform energy to light"

  • Transform (verb)

    change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species

  • Transform (verb)

    increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)

Princeton's WordNet

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