turn into

turn into

  1. (idiomatic, intransitive) To transform into; become.
    The carriage turned into a pumpkin at midnight.
  2. (idiomatic, transitive) To transform into; cause to become.
    • 1922, Margery Williams, The Velveteen Rabbit
      "I am the nursery magic Fairy," she said. "I take care of all the playthings that the children have loved. When they are old and worn out and the children don't need them any more, then I come and take them away with me and turn them into Real."
Synonyms Translations
  • French: devenir, se transformer en
  • German: sich wandeln in, sich verwandeln in
  • Portuguese: virar, tornar-se
  • Russian: превраща́ться
  • Spanish: convertirse
  • Portuguese: tornar
  • Russian: превраща́ть

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