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Definition of Translate

Translate

  1. To bear, carry, or remove, from one place to another; to transfer; as, to translate a tree.
  2. To change to another condition, position, place, or office; to transfer; hence, to remove as by death.
  3. To remove to heaven without a natural death.
  4. To remove, as a bishop, from one see to another.
  5. To render into another language; to express the sense of in the words of another language; to interpret; hence, to explain or recapitulate in other words.
  6. To change into another form; to transform.
  7. To cause to remove from one part of the body to another; as, to translate a disease.
  8. To cause to lose senses or recollection; to entrance.
  9. To make a translation; to be engaged in translation.

Translate Quotations

An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.
Jack Welch

When I'm writing, I'm thinking about how the songs are going to play live. Fifty bars of rap don't translate onstage. No matter how potent the music, you lose the crowd. They want a hook; they want to sing your stuff back to you.
Drake

I was brought up by great parents and great grandparents who told me, 'Never, ever think that you're better than anyone else or that what you do is so important that the world won't miss you once you're gone,' and I kind of translate that into the stardom thing.
Yolanda Adams

Pay attention to those employees who respectfully ask why. They are demonstrating an interest in their jobs and exhibiting a curiosity that could eventually translate into leadership ability.
Harvey Mackay

My career was always about working with people, and understanding issues and problems and helping them to solve those issues and problems. How you deal with people - that's what diplomacy is all about. So while I'm not a career diplomat, many of the skills I had seemed to directly translate into the diplomatic arena.
John Roos
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Translate Translations

translate in Afrikaans is vertaal
translate in Dutch is translateren, overzetten, vertalen
translate in French is traduire, traduisons, traduisent, traduis
translate in Italian is tradurre, tradurre
translate in Latin is reddo
translate in Norwegian is oversette
translate in Portuguese is traduza
translate in Spanish is traducir, trasladar
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