Transformed vs Authentic - What's the difference?

transformed | authentic |

As a verb transformed

is (transform).

As an adjective authentic is

of the same origin as claimed; genuine.




  • (transform)

  • transform



    (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


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

    * Fourier transform



    Alternative forms

    * authentical, authentick, authenticke, authentique (all archaic)


    (en adjective)
  • Of the same origin as claimed; genuine.
  • The experts confirmed it was an authentic signature.
  • Conforming to reality and therefore worthy of trust, reliance, or belief.
  • The report was completely authentic .
    an authentic''' writer; an '''authentic''' portrait; '''authentic information
  • (music, of a Gregorian mode) Having the final as the lowest note of the mode.
  • (obsolete) authoritative
  • (Milton)


    * (of the claimed origin) genuine, real, bonafide, bona fide, unfaked * (conforming to fact) reliable, trustworthy, credible, unfaked


    * (not of the claimed origin) phony, fake; ingenuine

    Derived terms

    * authentically * authenticate * authentication * authenticity * authenticism * authenticist