Distort vs Transmute - What's the difference?

distort | transmute |


As verbs the difference between distort and transmute

is that distort is to bring something out of shape while transmute is .

As adjectives the difference between distort and transmute

is that distort is (obsolete) distorted; misshapen while transmute is transmuted.

distort

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To bring something out of shape.
  • (ergative) To become misshapen.
  • To give a false or misleading account of
  • In their articles, journalists sometimes distort the truth.

    Derived terms

    * distorter

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) distorted; misshapen
  • * Spenser
  • Her face was ugly and her mouth distort .

    transmute

    English

    Verb

    (transmut)
  • To change, transform or convert one thing to another, or from one state or form to another.
  • The alchemists tried to transmute base metals to gold.
  • To change, transform or convert to another, or from one state or form to another.
  • Did the base metals transmute to gold?