Definition of transubstantiate in English:

transubstantiate

Pronunciation /ˌtrɑːnsəbˈstansɪeɪt//ˌtransəbˈstansɪeɪt//ˌtransəbˈstanʃɪeɪt//ˌtrɑːnsəbˈstanʃɪeɪt/

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Christian Theology
  • 1Convert (the substance of the Eucharistic elements) into the body and blood of Christ.

    1. 1.1literary Change the form or substance of (something) into something different.
      transform, change, mutate, transmute, transfigure, convert, alter, vary, modify, remodel, recast, restyle, reconstruct, reorder, reorganize, undergo a sea change, translate
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Origin

Late Middle English: from medieval Latin transubstantiat- ‘changed in substance’, from the verb transubstantiare, from Latin trans- ‘across’ + substantia ‘substance’.

Pronunciation

transubstantiate

/ˌtrɑːnsəbˈstansɪeɪt//ˌtransəbˈstansɪeɪt//ˌtransəbˈstanʃɪeɪt//ˌtrɑːnsəbˈstanʃɪeɪt/