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[met-uh-mawr-fohz, -fohs] /ˌmɛt əˈmɔr foʊz, -foʊs/

verb (used with object), metamorphosed, metamorphosing.
to change the form or nature of; transform.
to subject to or metamorphism.
verb (used without object), metamorphosed, metamorphosing.
to undergo or be capable of undergoing a change in form or nature.
to undergo or cause to undergo metamorphosis or metamorphism

1570s, from Middle French métamorphoser (16c.), from métamorphose (n.), from Latin metamorphosis (see metamorphosis). Related: Metamorphosed. The Greek verb was metamorphoun.


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