1. [syn: converse, reversed, transposed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Transpose \Trans*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transposed; p.
pr. & vb. n. Transposing.] [F. transposer; pref. trans- (L.
trans across) + poser to put. See Pose.]
1. To change the place or order of; to substitute one for the
other of; to exchange, in respect of position; as, to
transpose letters, words, or propositions.
2. To change; to transform; to invert. [R.]
Things base and vile, holding no quantity,
Love can transpose to form and dignity. --Shak.
3. (Alg.) To bring, as any term of an equation, from one side
over to the other, without destroying the equation; thus,
if a + b = c, and we make a = c - b, then b is said to be
4. (Gram.) To change the natural order of, as words.
5. (Mus.) To change the key of.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters"
[syn: converse, reversed, transposed]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
44 Moby Thesaurus words for "transposed":
arsy-varsy, ass over elbows, back-to-front, backwards, capsized,
changeable, chiastic, commutable, commutative, convertible, equal,
equalizing, equivalent, even, everted, exchanged, give-and-take,
hyperbatic, inside out, interchangeable, interchanged, introverted,
invaginated, inversed, inverted, mutual, outside in, palindromic,
permutable, reciprocal, reciprocating, reciprocative, resupinate,
retaliatory, retroverted, returnable, reversed, standard, swapped,
switched, topsy-turvy, traded, upside-down, wrong side out