"transposes" in the noun sense
a matrix formed by interchanging the rows and columns of a given matrix
"transposes" in the verb sense
1. permute, commute, transpose
change the order or arrangement of
"Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
2. transfer, transpose, transplant
transfer from one place or period to another
"The ancient Greek story was transplanted into Modern America"
3. counterchange, transpose, interchange
cause to change places
"interchange this screw for one of a smaller size"
transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality
put (a piece of music) into another key
6. commute, transpose
exchange positions without a change in value
"These operators commute with each other"
"Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
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