transform etymology

English word transform comes from Latin forma (A map. Appearance. Beauty. Shape; figure; form.), Latin trans (Across, beyond.)

Detailed word origin of transform

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
forma Latin (lat) A map. Appearance. Beauty. Shape; figure; form.
trans Latin (lat) Across, beyond.
transformer Old French (fro)
transform English (eng) (mathematics) the result of a transformation (intransitive) To undergo a transformation.. (transitive) To change greatly the appearance or form of.. (transitive) To change the nature, condition or function of; to change in nature, disposition, heart, character, etc.; to convert.. (transitive, electricity) To subject to the action of a transformer.. (transitive, genetics) To subject (a cell) [...]

Words with the same origin as transform

Descendants of forma
cheese cheeseburger cheesecake cheesy cottage form former formula inform informed uniform
Descendants of trans
ashtray trade trademark tradition traditional train trainee traitor travis tray treason