Variant of transpose
- to transfer or shift; now, specif., to change the usual, normal, relative, or respective order or position of; interchange: inadvertently transposed the e and the i in “weird”
- to transfer (an algebraic term) from one side of an equation to the other, reversing the plus or minus value
- to rewrite or play (a musical composition) in a different key or at another pitch level
- Obsolete to transform; convert
Origin: Middle English transposen from Middle French transposer (for Classical Latin transponere): see trans- and amp; pose
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