the act of passing from one state or place to the next
conversion, transition, changeover(noun)
an event that results in a transformation
a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another
a musical passage moving from one key to another
a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
cause to convert or undergo a transition
"the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"
make or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)
"The airline transitioned to more fuel-efficient jets"; "The adagio transitioned into an allegro"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.
We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.
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How to use transition in a sentence?
We will transition into greatness. That's a phrase you're going to hear a lot, because that's what's going to happen, it's a transition to greatness. And greatness is next year.
Obviously, if there's a transition here, we're going to ensure it's a professional, cooperative one.
If China does not derail in its transition process (and) developed markets remain resilient and avoid deflationary spirals, we believe the market over-reaction can open up value opportunities for long-term investors.
These are certainly not residual threats that would allow for a peaceful transition across Afghanistan, ultimately the threats Afghanistan faces require our sustained attention and forward presence.
We must have an orderly transition from one speaker to the next, and stepping down before we elect a new speaker would hurt the institution, it is my plan for this House to elect a new speaker before the end of October.But at the end of the day, that’s really up to the people in this room.
Translations for transition
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- transicióCatalan, Valencian
- تبدیل, انتقالPersian
- siirtymä, siirtyminen, välisoitto, muutosFinnish
- przekształcenie, przejściePolish
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