TRANSPOSE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TRANSPOSE
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 v.  substitute one for the other of; reverse or transfer order or place of; interchange
Classic Sentence:
1  You have only knowledge enough of the language to translate at sight these inverted, transposed, curtailed Italian lines, into clear, comprehensible, elegant English.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
Example Sentence:
1  This is what we must tend to transpose from the practical to the speculative order.
2  Genetic engineers transpose or exchange bits of hereditary material from one organism to the next.
3  She transposed the song into a different key.
4  The student inadvertently transposed the e and the i in "weird".