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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trans·late /træn(t)sˈlet, trænz; ˈtræn(t)sˌlet, ˈtrænz-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 trans·late /træn(t)sˈlet, trænz-/ 及物動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 轉譯; 翻譯

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·late, v. i. To make a translation; to be engaged in translation.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·late v. t. [imp. & p. p. Translated; p. pr. & vb. n. Translating.]
 1. To bear, carry, or remove, from one place to another; to transfer; as, to translate a tree. [Archaic]
    In the chapel of St. Catharine of Sienna, they show her head- the rest of her body being translated to Rome.   --Evelyn.
 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.
    By faith Enoch was translated, that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translatedhim.   --Heb. xi. 5.
 4. Eccl. 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.”
 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.
    Translating into his own clear, pure, and flowing language, what he found in books well known to the world, but too bulky or too dry for boys and girls.   --Macaulay.
 6. To change into another form; to transform.
 Happy is your grace,
 That can translatethe stubbornness of fortune
 Into so quiet and so sweet a style.   --Shak.
 7. Med. 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. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: restate (words) from one language into another language; "I
           have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the
           U.S."; "Can you interpret the speech of the visiting
           dignitaries?"; "She rendered the French poem into
           English"; "He translates for the U.N." [syn: interpret,
      2: change from one form or medium into another; "Braque
         translated collage into oil" [syn: transform]
      3: make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you
         read Greek?" [syn: understand, read, interpret]
      4: bring to a certain spiritual state
      5: change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without
      6: be equivalent in effect; "the growth in income translates
         into greater purchasing power"
      7: be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way;
         "poetry often does not translate"; "Tolstoy's novels
         translate well into English"
      8: physics: subject to movement in which every part of the body
         moves parallel to and the same distance as every other
         point on the body
      9: express, as in simple and less technical langauge; "Can you
         translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?";
         "Is there a need to translate the psychiatrist's remarks?"
      10: genetics: determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein
          during its synthesis by using information on the
          messenger RNA