Transduce vs Traduce - What's the difference?

transduce | traduce |


In lang=en terms the difference between transduce and traduce

is that transduce is to convert energy from one form to another while traduce is to malign a person or entity by making malicious and false or defamatory statements.

As verbs the difference between transduce and traduce

is that transduce is to convert energy from one form to another while traduce is to malign a person or entity by making malicious and false or defamatory statements.

transduce

English

Verb

(transduc)
  • To convert energy from one form to another
  • (biology) To transfer genetic material from one bacterial cell to another
  • Anagrams

    * English transitive verbs ----

    traduce

    English

    Verb

    (traduc)
  • To malign a person or entity by making malicious and false or defamatory statements.
  • * , scene 4
  • This heavy-headed revel east and west
    Makes us traduced and tax'd of other nations:
  • (archaic) To pass on (to one's children, future generations etc.); to transmit.
  • * 1646 , Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica , X:
  • However therefore this complexion was first acquired, it is evidently maintained by generation, and by the tincture of the skin as a spermatical part traduced from father unto son [...].
  • (archaic) To pass into another form of expression; to rephrase, to translate.
  • * 1865 , "The Last of the Tercentenary", Temple Bar , vol. XIII, Mar 1865:
  • From Davenant down to Dumas, from the Englishman who improved'' ''Macbaeth'' to the Frenchman who traduced into the French of Paris four acts of ''Hamlet , and added a new fifth act of his own, Shakespeare has been disturbed in a way he little thought of when he menacingly provided for the repose of his bones.

    Synonyms

    * (pass on) hand down, bequeath, leave * (malign or defamatory statements) defame, libel, slander * (convert languages) translate * See also

    Derived terms

    * traducement * traducer * traducingly * traduction

    Anagrams

    * English transitive verbs ----