Trans*fig"ure (?; 135), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transfigured (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Transfiguring.] [F. transfigurer, L. transfigurare, transfiguratum; trans across, over + figurare to form, shape. See Figure, v. t.]
To change the outward form or appearance of; to metamorphose; to transform.
Especially, to change to something exalted and glorious; to give an ideal form to.
[Jesus] was transfigured before them; and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light.
Matt. xvii. 2.
© Webster 1913.