transpose - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/trænsˈpəʊz/
present tense
I/you/we/theytranspose
he/she/ittransposes
present participletransposing
past tensetransposed
past participletransposed
  1. 1
    formal to change the order or position of something

    Children often transpose letters when trying to spell unfamiliar words.

  2. 2
    to use an idea or method in a different situation from the one it was originally developed in

derived word

transposition

 

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/ˌtrænspəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singulartransposition
pluraltranspositions