v. substitute one for the other of; reverse or transfer order or place of; interchange
This is what we must tend to transpose from the practical to the speculative order.
Sentence in Classic:
They were all very well, only that now and then she would oddly transpose some important words, and persist in the mistake, in spite of every effort to the contrary; and St.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Thus N, shall signify a plot; B, a regiment of horse; L, a fleet at sea; or, secondly, by transposing the letters of the alphabet in any suspected paper, they can lay open the deepest designs of a discontented party.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context
You have only knowledge enough of the language to translate at sight these inverted, transposed, curtailed Italian lines, into clear, comprehensible, elegant English.