Transform vs Alert - What's the difference?

transform | alert |


As a verb transform

is to change greatly the appearance or form of.

As a noun transform

is (mathematics) the result of a transformation.

As a proper noun alert is

the northernmost inhabited place in nunavut, canada.

transform

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To change greatly the appearance or form of.
  • The alchemists sought to transform lead into gold.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Love may transform me to an oyster.
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  • To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.
  • * Bible, Romans xii. 2
  • Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind.
  • (mathematics) To subject to a transformation; to change into another form without altering the value.
  • (electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.
  • (genetics) To subject (a cell) to transformation.
  • To undergo a transformation.
  • Synonyms

    * (change greatly the appearance or form of) alter, change, convert, make over, transmogrify * (sense) alter, change * (undergo a transformation) alter, change

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (mathematics) the result of a transformation
  • Derived terms

    * Fourier transform

    alert

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Attentive; awake; on guard.
  • (obsolete) Brisk; nimble; moving with celerity.
  • * Addison
  • an alert young fellow

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An alarm.
  • A notification of higher importance than an advisory.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To give warning to.
  • Anagrams

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