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Synonyms for variation
ˌvɛər iˈeɪ ʃənvari·a·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variationnoun

    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, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, 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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variation

    Synonyms:
    deviation, alteration, mutation, diversity, departure, change, abnormity, exception, discrepancy

    Antonyms:
    continuance, fixity, indivergency, exemplification, law, rule, uniformity, harmony, agreement

Princeton's WordNet

  1. variation, fluctuationnoun

    an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, wavering, sport, magnetic variation, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, pas seul

  2. variation, variancenoun

    an activity that varies from a norm or standard

    "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"

    Synonyms:
    edition, fluctuation, division, divergence, magnetic variation, disagreement, mutant, variant, variability, mutation, variance, version, magnetic declination, variableness, discrepancy, sport, pas seul

  3. variationnoun

    a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, magnetic variation, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, pas seul

  4. version, variant, variation, editionnoun

    something a little different from others of the same type

    "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"

    Synonyms:
    random variable, form, fluctuation, strain, variate, interpretation, version, sport, interlingual rendition, stochastic variable, adaptation, var., mutant, variant, mutation, variance, chance variable, magnetic declination, magnetic variation, rendering, reading, translation, discrepancy, edition, pas seul

  5. variationnoun

    an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard

    "he patented a variation on the sandal"

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, magnetic variation, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, pas seul

  6. magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variationnoun

    the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, magnetic variation, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, magnetic declination, pas seul

  7. variationnoun

    the process of varying or being varied

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, magnetic variation, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, pas seul

  8. variationnoun

    (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, magnetic variation, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, pas seul

  9. mutant, mutation, variation, sportnoun

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

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

  10. pas seul, variationnoun

    (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, pas seul, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, magnetic variation, version

  11. variationnoun

    the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard

    "who is responsible for these variations in taxation?"

    Synonyms:
    edition, variance, sport, magnetic variation, magnetic declination, mutant, mutation, fluctuation, variant, version, pas seul

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. variationnoun

    Synonyms:
    alteration, mutation, change, mortification

  2. variationnoun

    Synonyms:
    deviation, departure, difference, diversity, discrepance, discrepancy, VARIANCE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. variationnoun

    Synonyms:
    mutation, change, deviation, diversity, discrepancy, diversification

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How to use variation in a sentence?

  1. Marilyn Raphael:

    That kind of drop is pretty much unprecedented in the record, antarctic sea ice does vary from year to year, but that was a bigger variation than what normally happens.

  2. Tom Chang:

    Even if you go from 60 to 75 degrees, which is a relatively normal temperature range, you still see a meaningful variation in performance.

  3. White House:

    The proposal allows wealthy households to spread initial top-up payments on unrealized income over nine years, and then five years for top-up payments on new income going forward, stretching payment over multiple years will smooth year-to-year variation in investment income, while still ensuring that the wealthiest end up paying a minimum tax rate of 20 percent. Illiquid taxpayers may opt to pay later with interest.

  4. Luigi Ferrucci:

    This could be one example where a less common genetic variation causes limited disease in the young and middle-aged, but reduces resilience and causes susceptibility to multiple diseases later in life, identifying more of these genetic variants may lead to new treatment targets to ultimately improve health and function in old age.

  5. Norm Ornstein:

    If House Democrats don't get an HR 1 or some variation of it through.


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