transubstantiate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v transubstantiate change or alter in form, appearance, or nature "This experience transformed her completely","She transformed the clay into a beautiful sculpture","transubstantiate one element into another"
    • v transubstantiate change (the Eucharist bread and wine) into the body and blood of Christ
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Transubstantiate To change into another substance. "The spider love which transubstantiates all,
      And can convert manna to gall."
    • Transubstantiate (R. C. Theol) To change, as the sacramental elements, bread and wine, into the flesh and blood of Christ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • transubstantiate To change from one substance to another.
    • transubstantiate Specifically, in theology, to change from bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ: said of the elements in the eucharist. See transubstantiation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Transubstantiate tran-sub-stan′shi-āt to change to another substance
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. transubstantiatus, p. p. of transubstantiare, to transubstantiate; L. trans, across, over + substantia, substance. See Substance
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. trans, across, substantia, a substance.

Usage

In literature:

After much talk concerning this matter, the bishop desired him to write what he believed of transubstantiation.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
It, and Transubstantiation, had for three centuries been established.
"Count Ulrich of Lindburg" by W.H.G. Kingston
Transubstantiation was the application of magic and fetich ideas to the ceremony of the mass.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
His feeling for the doctrine of transubstantiation, iii.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
I do not enter on any discussion respecting Purgatory, or Transubstantiation, or the worship of the Virgin.
"Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber" by James Aitken Wylie
In that time Rome was transubstantiated in all its elements, in population, in language, in religion and in customs.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1" by Francis Marion Crawford
Thus the doctrine of the Real Presence is asserted, but no mention is made of Transubstantiation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
Do these announce transubstantiations?
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
Its first victim was a priest who was thrown to the flames for denying the doctrine of transubstantiation.
"A Short History of England, Ireland and Scotland" by Mary Platt Parmele
The first accusation entered on related to transubstantiation.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
Soon after Cranmer followed, recanting all belief in the Pope's supremacy, and in transubstantiation.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
Various nations in this part of the world view with horror the system of transubstantiation.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
They contain many declarations against transubstantiation.
"The English Church in the Middle Ages" by William Hunt
The Mass, the priest, and miracles, were made but to deceive; And transubstantiation, too, she never could believe.
"The Little Gleaner, Vol. X." by Various
Though they believed in transubstantiation, they denied that it could be effected by sinful priests.
"A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume II" by Henry Charles Lea
If the beholder cannot demonstrate how this is done, he, of course, must believe in the actual conversion, that is in transubstantiation.
"Dealings With The Dead" by A Sexton of the Old School
Transubstantiation is no stumbling-block to my mind.
"Church Reform" by Richard Carlile
On the last-mentioned occasion a hymn was sometimes introduced after the Transubstantiation.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)" by Carl Engel
Wiclif published in Oxford twelve theses on the subject of transubstantiation.
"Life of Edward the Black Prince" by Louise Creighton
There was further a declaration against transubstantiation which effectually excluded Roman Catholics.
"The Mother of Parliaments" by Harry Graham
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In science:

In the Catholic religion the two are mediated in the miracle of transubstantiation.
Luhmann's Communication-Theoretical Specification of the 'Genomena' of Husserl's Phenomenology
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