verb. change in outward structure or looks.
verb. change or alter in form, appearance, or nature.
- work on
verb. alter the nature of (elements).
Example sentences of the word transmute
1. Verb, base form
Even if you didn't commingle or transmute your inheritance, you might still have to share a portion of it in a divorce if it increases in value during the term of your marriage through appreciation.
2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Alpha and beta decay transmute the radioisotope into another nuclide, often called a daughter nuclide.