change in outward structure or looks; "He transformed into a monster"; "The salesman metamorphosed into an ugly beetle" (同)transmute, metamorphose
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" (同)transmute, transubstantiate
change (a bacterial cell) into a genetically distinct cell by the introduction of DNA from another cell of the same or closely related species
convert (one form of energy) to another; "transform energy to light"
increase or decrease (an alternating current or voltage)