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Synonyms for transition
trænˈzɪʃ ən, -ˈsɪʃ-tran·si·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. transitionnoun

    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.

    Synonyms:
    alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transmutation, variation, variety, vicissitude

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. passage, transitionnoun

    the act of passing from one state or place to the next

    Synonyms:
    passing, handing over, transit, changeover, modulation, passageway, conversion, enactment, musical passage, passage

  2. conversion, transition, changeovernoun

    an event that results in a transformation

    Synonyms:
    conversion, modulation, spiritual rebirth, rebirth, changeover, passage

  3. transitionnoun

    a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another

    Synonyms:
    conversion, modulation, changeover, passage

  4. transition, modulationnoun

    a musical passage moving from one key to another

    Synonyms:
    modulation, intonation, inflection, changeover, pitch contour, conversion, passage

  5. transitionverb

    a passage that connects a topic to one that follows

    Synonyms:
    conversion, modulation, changeover, passage

  6. transitionverb

    cause to convert or undergo a transition

    "the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"

  7. transitionverb

    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"

Editors Contribution

  1. change

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. transitionnoun

    Synonyms:
    change, shifting

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How to use transition in a sentence?

  1. Craig Moffett:

    It has been widely expected for some time that John would exit next year, so this won't come as a shock to anyone, and Mike has always been extremely highly regarded by the investment community. I expect they'll make the transition without missing a beat.

  2. Rex Tillerson:

    What is most important is to ensure an orderly and smooth transition during a time that the country continues to face significant policy and national security challenges.

  3. Jeff Melvoin:

    Ed, we just witnessed a peaceful transition in government. Do you realize how miraculous that is...Today, tiny Cicely, Alaska, stood up and put another W in the win category for democracy.

  4. Alexandra Hamlet:

    The transition to post-Covid will take some time and be uncomfortable as we get used to a world that navigates physical boundaries, face-to-face interactions and even commuting.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    There has to be a transition at some point in all of this.


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