Meaning of translate
Pronunciation: (trans-lāt', tranz-, trans'lāt, tranz'-), [key]
— v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
- to turn from one language into another or from a foreign language into one's own: to translate Spanish.
- to change the form, condition, nature, etc., of; transform; convert: to translate wishes into deeds.
- to explain in terms that can be more easily understood; interpret.
- to bear, carry, or move from one place, position, etc., to another; transfer.
- to cause (a body) to move without rotation or angular displacement; subject to translation.
- to convert (a program, data, code, etc.) from one form to another: to translate a FORTRAN program into assembly language.
- to retransmit or forward (a message), as by a relay.
- to move (a bishop) from one see to another.
- to move (a see) from one place to another.
- to move (relics) from one place to another.
- to convey or remove to heaven without natural death.
- to perform a translation on (a set, function, etc.).
- to express the value of (a currency) in a foreign currency by applying the exchange rate.
- to exalt in spiritual or emotional ecstasy; enrapture.
- to provide or make a translation; act as translator.
- to admit of translation: The Greek expression does not translate easily into English.
- translate (Thesaurus)