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Definition of TRANSLATE

  • Express the sense of (words or text) in another language
  • Be expressed or be capable of being expressed in another language
  • Convert or be converted into (another form or medium)
  • Move from one place or condition to another
  • to render into another language [v TRANSLATED, TRANSLATING, TRANSLATES]
  • Move (a bishop) to another see or pastoral charge
  • Remove (a saint's relics) to another place
  • Convey (someone, typically still alive) to heaven
  • Convert (a sequence of nucleotides in messenger RNA) to an amino-acid sequence in a protein or polypeptide during synthesis
  • Transform (a geometric figure) in an analogous way
  • Cause (a body) to move so that all its parts travel in the same direction, without rotation or change of shape