Synonyms for transfigure

Synonyms for (verb) transfigure

Synonyms: metamorphose, transfigure, transmogrify

Definition: change completely the nature or appearance of

Usage: 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

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse

Definition: change to the contrary

Usage: 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

Synonyms: transfigure, spiritualize, glorify

Definition: elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: 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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