metamorphose - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] formal 

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/ˌmetəˈmɔː(r)fəʊz/
present tense
I/you/we/theymetamorphose
he/she/itmetamorphoses
present participlemetamorphosing
past tensemetamorphosed
past participlemetamorphosed
  1. to change into something very different
    metamorphose from/into/to:

    The skyline metamorphosed into a sea of lights.

    1. a.
      biology to change into a different physical form