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Definition of transpose
verb [with object]
1cause (two or more things) to change places with each other:the captions describing the two state flowers were accidentally transposed 2transfer to a different place or context:the problems of civilization are transposed into a rustic setting write or play (music) in a different key from the original:the basses are transposed down an octave Mathematics transfer (a term), with its sign changed, to the other side of an equation.
a matrix obtained from a given matrix by interchanging each row and the corresponding column.