transition Definition

  • 1the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another
  • 2a word, phrase, or sentence connecting one part of a discourse to another

Using transition: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "transition" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The transition from student to full-time employee can be challenging.

  • Example

    The company is in transition as it moves to a new business model.

  • Example

    The transition between paragraphs was not smooth.

  • Example

    The government is working on a plan to manage the country's transition to renewable energy sources.

transition Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for transition

Phrases with transition

  • in the process of changing from one state or condition to another


    The team is currently in transition as they adjust to a new coach and playing style.

  • to successfully adapt to a new situation or way of doing things


    It can be difficult to make the transition from military to civilian life.

  • a period of time during which a change is made from one system or method to another


    The company has implemented a transition period to allow employees to adjust to the new software.

Origins of transition

from Latin 'transitionem', meaning 'a going across'


Summary: transition in Brief

The term 'transition' [trænˈzɪʃən] refers to the process or period of changing from one state or condition to another. It can also refer to words or phrases that connect different parts of a discourse. Examples of 'transition' include moving from student to full-time employee, adjusting to a new coach and playing style, and managing a country's shift to renewable energy sources.

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