Definition of "Translate" :
verb: change from one form or medium into another
"Braque translated collage into oil."
verb: change the position of (figures or bodies) in space without rotation
verb: make sense of a language
verb: determine the amino-acid sequence of a protein during its synthesis by using information on the messenger RNA
verb: restate (words) from one language into another language
"I have to translate when my in-laws from Austria visit the U.S.."
verb: express, as in simple and less technical language
"Can you translate the instructions in this manual for a layman?."
verb: bring to a certain spiritual state
verb: subject to movement in which every part of the body moves parallel to and the same distance as every other point on the body
verb: be translatable, or be translatable in a certain way
"Poetry often does not translate."
verb: be equivalent in effect
"The growth in income translates into greater purchasing power."