transpose (something) from (something) (in)to (something)

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transpose (something) from (something) (in)to (something)

1. To change a note, chord, or piece of music from a particular key to a different one. I asked my student to transpose the chord from the key of G to C. I have to transpose most of the song from its original key into a lower one that's actually in my vocal range.
2. To transfer something from a particular location, usage, or context to a different one. On paper it sounds like a promising theory, but it would be difficult if not impossible to transpose it from theory into the real world.
See also: transpose