counterchange vs transpose what difference

what is difference between counterchange and transpose

English

Etymology

From Middle French contrechange (noun), contrechanger (verb).

Verb

counterchange (third-person singular simple present counterchanges, present participle counterchanging, simple past and past participle counterchanged)

  1. To give and receive; C; to exchange.
  2. To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging.

Synonyms

  • (to cause to change places): interchange, swap; See also Thesaurus:switch
  • (to checker): checker, freck (rare, poetic)

Noun

counterchange (plural counterchanges)

  1. (obsolete) An exchange of one thing for another.
  2. (obsolete) Due return (for an action etc.); reciprocation.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ix:
      But Paridell sore brused with the blow, / Could not arise, the counterchaunge to scorse […].

References

  • counterchange in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • counterchange in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


English

Etymology 1

From Old French transposer, from Latin transpositus (perfect passive participle), from Latin transponere (to put across), from trans (across) + ponere (to put).

Pronunciation

  • (US) enPR: trănzpōz’, IPA(key): /tɹænzˈpəʊz/
  • (UK) enPR: tränspōz’, IPA(key): /tɹɑːnsˈpəʊz/

Verb

transpose (third-person singular simple present transposes, present participle transposing, simple past and past participle transposed)

  1. (transitive) To reverse or change the order of (two or more things); to swap or interchange.
  2. (transitive, music) To rewrite or perform (a piece) in another key.
  3. (transitive, algebra) To move (a term) from one side of an algebraic equation to the other, reversing the sign of the term.
    Synonyms: reduce, cancel
  4. (transitive, linear algebra) To rearrange elements in a matrix, by interchanging their respective row and column positional indicators.
  5. (transitive, law, chiefly of the European Union) To give force to a directive by passing appropriate implementation measures.
Synonyms
  • (reverse or change the order of): exchange, interchange, swap, swap over, swap round, switch; See also Thesaurus:switch
Translations

Adjective

transpose (comparative more transpose, superlative most transpose)

  1. (adjective, linear algebra) A matrix with the characteristic of having been transposed from a given matrix.

Noun

transpose (plural transposes)

  1. (adjective, linear algebra) The resulting matrix, derived from performing a transpose operation on a given matrix.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From the verb.

Pronunciation

  • (US) enPR: trănz’pōz, IPA(key): /ˈtɹænzpəʊz/
  • (UK) enPR: träns’pōz, IPA(key): /ˈtɹɑːnspəʊz/

Noun

transpose (plural transposes)

  1. (linear algebra) The process of rearranging elements in a matrix, by interchanging their respective row and column positional indicators.
Translations

Anagrams

  • near posts, patroness, postnares, prostanes, sparstone

French

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: transposent, transposes

Verb

transpose

  1. first-person singular present indicative of transposer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of transposer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of transposer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of transposer
  5. second-person singular imperative of transposer

Anagrams

  • passeront, reposants

Italian

Verb

transpose

  1. third-person singular past historic of transporre

Anagrams

  • spostarne, spronaste

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