- Transform into something more beautiful or elevated: the world is made luminous and is transfiguredMore example sentences
- Meanwhile, a residential construction and remodeling boom promises to transfigure the look of the place still further.
- Technology or mechanistic craft adjusts to the functions of everyday life; art elevates and transfigures the everyday into a transcendent state.
- William Blake produced a series of visionary paintings about mankind transfigured by revolution and a series of graphic illustrations to highlight the plight of black slaves tortured in Surinam.
Middle English: from Old French transfigurer or Latin transfigurare, from trans- 'across' + figura 'figure'.