Visionary vs Transform - What's the difference?

visionary | transform |

As nouns the difference between visionary and transform

is that visionary is someone who has visions; a seer while transform is (mathematics) the result of a transformation.

As an adjective visionary

is having vision or foresight.

As a verb transform is

to change greatly the appearance or form of.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en adjective)
  • having vision or foresight
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Or lull to rest the visionary maid.
  • imaginary or illusory
  • prophetic or revelatory
  • * Thomson
  • The visionary hour / When musing midnight reigns.
  • idealistic or utopian
  • a visionary scheme or project
    (Jonathan Swift)


  • someone who has visions; a seer
  • an impractical dreamer
  • someone who has positive ideas about the future
  • 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