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One entry found for translate.
Main Entry: trans·late
Pronunciation: tran(t)s-primarystresslamacrt, tranz-
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): trans·lat·ed; trans·lat·ing
1 : to change from one place, state, or form to another : TRANSFORM <translate ideas into action>
2 : to transport miraculously to heaven without death
3 a : to change from one language or set of symbols into another <translate Japanese into English> b : to express in different words : PARAPHRASE c : to explain in a clearer way : INTERPRET <needed a lawyer to translate the contract>
4 : to be translated
5 : to have as a result -- usually used with into <believes that more homework will translate into better grades>
- trans·lat·able /-primarystresslamacrt-schwa-bschwal/ adjective
- trans·la·tor /-primarystresslamacrt-schwar/ noun

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