Definition of TRANSLATING

verb : TRANSLATING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) restate (words) from one language into another language; "I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into English"; "He translates for the U.N." ;

  • 4. (

    ) bring to a certain spiritual state ;

  • 5. (

    ) change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation ;

  • 6. (

    ) be equivalent in effect; "the growth in income translates into greater purchasing power" ;

  • 7. (

    ) be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way; "poetry often does not translate"; "Tolstoy's novels translate well into English" ;

  • 8. (

    ) subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body ;

  • 9. (

    ) express, as in simple and less technical language; "Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?"; "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?" ;

  • 10. (

    ) determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA ;


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