transÂ·latÂ·ed , transÂ·latÂ·ing , transÂ·lates .
v. tr. 1. To render in another language. 2. a. To put into simpler terms; explain or interpret. b. To ex…press in different words; paraphrase. 3. a. To change from one form, function, or state to another; convert or transform: translate ideas into reality. b. To express in another medium. 4. To transfer from one place or condition to another. 5. To forward or retransmit (a telegraphic message). 6. a. Ecclesiastical To transfer (a bishop) to another see. b. To convey to heaven without death. 7. Physics To subject (a body) to translation. 8. Biology To subject (messenger RNA) to translation. 9. Archaic To enrapture. v. intr. 1. a. To make a translation. b. To work as a translator. 2. To admit of translation. 3. To be changed or transformed in effect. Often used with into or to : "Today's low inflation and steady growth in household income translate into more purchasing power" Thomas G. Exter. (MORE)