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  1. To change text (of a book, document, movie, etc.) from one language to another.
    Hans diligently translated the novel from German into English.
  2. To have a translation into another language.
    ''That idiom doesn't readily translate.
    "Dog" translates as "chien" in French.
  3. To change from one form or medium to another.
    The renowned director could translate experience to film with ease.
  4. To change from one form to another.
    ''An excellent piece of writing will not necessarily translate well into film.
    His sales experience translated well into his new job as a fund-raiser.
  5. To subject (a body) to translation, i.e., to move a body on a linear path with no rotation.
  6. To move or carry from one place or position to another; to transfer.
  7. To remove to heaven without a natural death.
    By faith Enoch was translated, that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him. Heb. xi. 5.
  8. To remove, as a bishop, from one see to another.
    Fisher, Bishop of Rochester, when the king would have translated him from that poor bishopric to a better,...refused. Camden.
  9. To cause to lose senses or recollection; to entrance.
    William was translated by the blow to the head he received, being unable to speak for the next few minutes.
  10. To rearrange a song from one music genre to another.
  11. To cause to move from one part of the body to another.
    to translate a disease

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