English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'transpose'

(verb) 
Definition
to change the order of (letters, words, or sentences)
Genetic engineers transpose bits of material from one organism to another.
Synonyms
transplant
An opportunity to run her own lab had transplanted her from Manchester to London.
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move
She moved the sheaf of papers into position.
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transfer
The person can be transferred from wheelchair to seat with relative ease.
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shift
We shifted the vans and used the area for skateboarding.
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displace
A strong wind is all it would take to displace the stones.
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relocate
Should they be forced to relocate at the end of the contract?
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reposition
(verb) 
Definition
to change the order of (letters, words, or sentences)
Many people inadvertently transpose the digits of the code.
Synonyms
interchange
She likes to interchange furniture at home with stock from the shop.
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switch
The ballot boxes have been switched.
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swap
Some hostages were swapped for convicted prisoners.
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reorder
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change
Can we change it for another if it doesn't work properly?
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move
She moved from being a researcher to being a lecturer.
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exchange
We exchanged addresses.
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substitute
They were substituting violence for dialogue.
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rearrange
You may cancel or rearrange the appointment.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of change
Definition
to give and receive (something) in return
Can we change it for another if it doesn't work properly?
in the sense of displace
Definition
to move (something) from its usual place
A strong wind is all it would take to displace the stones.
in the sense of exchange
Definition
to replace (one thing) with another, esp. to replace unsatisfactory goods
We exchanged addresses.
Synonyms
give to each other,
give to one another

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