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Synonyms for mutation
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mutant, mutation, variation, sport(noun)

    (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

    Synonyms:
    sportsman, fun, fluctuation, sportswoman, mutant, play, genetic mutation, summercater, magnetic variation, athletics, variation, sport, variant, version, magnetic declination, chromosomal mutation, variance, edition, pas seul

  2. mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation(noun)

    (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism

    Synonyms:
    mutant, chromosomal mutation, variation, sport, genetic mutation

  3. mutation(noun)

    a change or alteration in form or qualities

    Synonyms:
    mutant, chromosomal mutation, variation, sport, genetic mutation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mutation(n)

    A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.

    Synonyms:
    alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, variety, vicissitude

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mutation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    change, alteration, variation

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mutation":

    mutations, deployment, transfer, transformation, posting, change, mutant

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How to use mutation in a sentence?

  1. Mukaibar Shah:

    Senior politicians who advise people to maintain social distancing for Covid protection wear masks only in front of media camera, otherwise not. When they hold rally and meetings, all social distancing rules are forgotten. Media continue to spread mutation rumor to hide their earlier lies.

  2. Jordan Patch:

    Whatever the underlying genetics are between the two of them is what produced this very unique mutation, now we're looking long term to understand and study what that gene is, are both parents recessive trait holders, is this just a fluke ?

  3. Cynthia Shepherd:

    This shows what a remarkable drug it is and the importance of finding this mutation in people like Kirk.

  4. Timothy Rebbeck:

    The results of this study are a first step in understanding how to personalize risk assessment around a woman’s specific mutation, which can help guide carriers and providers in the cancer prevention decision making process.

  5. George Dimopoulos:

    The problem is that these GM mutants have a fitness cost, current studies are addressing this issue, trying to find ways of making these mosquitoes as competitive as the wild type. One way of perhaps doing this is to inactivate the parasite-host factor, FREP1, in the adult female gut only, as opposed to the entire mosquito at all developmental stages. One can also integrate our strategy with a so-called gene-drive to more effectively drive the mutation into a mosquito population.

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