Translate Definition

trănslāt, trănz-, trăns-lāt, trănz-
translated, translates, translating
verb
translated, translates, translating
To make a translation into another language.
Webster's New World
To put into the words of a different language.
Webster's New World
To be capable of being translated.
Webster's New World
To change from one form, function, or state to another; convert or transform.
Translate ideas into reality.
American Heritage
To move from one place or condition to another; transfer.
Webster's New World
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noun

(analysis) (in Euclidean spaces) A set of points obtained by adding a given fixed vector to each point of a given set.

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Other Word Forms of Translate

Noun

Singular:
translate
Plural:
translates

Origin of Translate

  • Middle English translaten from Classical Latin translatus, past participle of transferre, from trans- “across" + latus, "borne", "carried", irregular perfect passive participle of verb ferre “to bear". Displaced native Middle English awenden (“to change, translate") (from Old English āwendan), Middle English irecchen (“to explain, expound, interpret") (from Old English Ä¡ereccan), and Old English Ä¡eþēodan (“to engage in, translate").

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English translaten from Old French translater from Latin trānslātus past participle of trānsferre to transfer trāns- trans- lātus brought telə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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