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Definition of 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

Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.
Warren Bennis

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

We speak of virtue, honour, reason; but our thought does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
Wilhelm Wundt

Once employees feel challenged, invigorated and productive, their efforts will naturally translate into profit and growth for the organisation.
Ricardo Semler

A society whose members are united by the fact that they think in the same way in regard to the sacred world and its relations with the profane world, and by the fact that they translate these common ideas into common practices, is what is called a Church. In all history, we do not find a single religion without a Church.
Emile Durkheim
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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