) KEY VERB: met·a·mor·phosed
, met·a·mor·phos·es VERB: tr.
- To change into a wholly different form or appearance; transform: "His eyes turned bloodshot, and he was metamorphosed into a raging fiend" (Jack London).
- To subject to metamorphosis or metamorphism.
- To be changed or transformed by or as if by metamorphosis or metamorphism. See Synonyms at convert.
, from Old French, from metamorphose
, from Latin metamorphsis
; see metamorphosis