Transform etymology


English word transform comes from Latin forma (A map. Appearance. Beauty. Shape; figure; form.), Latin trans (Across, beyond.)

Etymology of transform

Detailed word origin of transform

Dictionary entry Language Definition
forma Latin (lat) A map. Appearance. Beauty. Shape; figure; form.
trans Latin (lat) Across, beyond.
transformer Old French (fro)
transform English (en) (mathematics) the result of a transformation (intransitive) To undergo a transformation.. (transitive) To change greatly the appearance or form of.. (transitive) To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.. (transitive, electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.. (transitive, genetics) To subject (a cell) [...]

Words with the same origin as transform

Descendants of forma

cheese cheesy form formula uniform

Descendants of trans

tradition traditional travis