1. change in outward structure or looks

- He transformed into a monster

Similar word(s): metamorphose, transform

Definition categories: change

2. change or alter in form, appearance, or nature

- This experience transformed her completely

- She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture

- transubstantiate one element into another

Similar word(s): transform, transubstantiate

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

3. alter the nature of (elements)

Definition categories: change, alter, modify

Sentences with transmute as a verb:

- The alchemists tried to transmute base metals to gold.

- Did the base metals transmute to gold?