To bear, carry, or remove, from one place to another; to transfer; as, to translate a tree.
- To render in another language.
- To put into simpler terms; explain or interpret.
- To express in different words; paraphrase.
- To change from one form, function, or state to another; convert or transform: translate ideas into reality.
- To express in another medium.
- To transfer from one place or condition to another.
- To forward or retransmit (a telegraphic message).
- Ecclesiastical To transfer (a bishop) to another see.
- To convey to heaven without death.
- Physics To subject (a body) to translation.
- Biology To subject (messenger RNA) to translation.
- Archaic To enrapture.
- To make a translation.
- To work as a translator.
- To admit of translation.
- To be changed or transformed in effect. Often used with into or to: "Today's low inflation and steady growth in household income translate into more purchasing power” ( Thomas G. Exter).