verb (used with object), mu·tat·ed, mu·tat·ing.
verb (used without object), mu·tat·ed, mu·tat·ing.
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Origin of mutate
OTHER WORDS FROM mutatemu·ta·tive [myoo-tuh-tiv] /ˈmyu tə tɪv/, adjectivenon·mu·ta·tive, adjectiveun·mu·tat·ed, adjectiveun·mu·ta·tive, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for mutated
The marauding, man-eating Titans are mutated, androgynous beasts that have no need to feed but love to kill.This Author Kills More Darlings Than George R.R. Martin|David Levesley|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, at this pace Smith brings the reader right around to the conflicts of Soviet old, but mutated thanks to added plutocracy.Into Russia’s Dark Soul: The Serial Pleasures of Martin Cruz Smith|Sarah Weinman|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
These are single genes that, when mutated, greatly increase your risk for developing a specific disease.
The Internet basically exploded and then caved in on itself and then mutated into an alien cyborg in response.
Police now acknowledge that the red-light district has mutated into a global hub for human trafficking and money laundering.
Wild and insidious weeds, the outcome of wayward pollination by mutated capitalism.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
At any rate there was a virus—and he mutated it rather than the bacteria.Pandemic|Jesse Franklin Bone
Yet this was no mutated cell or virus from Earth; it was a new disease, completely different from all others.Badge of Infamy|Lester del Rey
Either accident or a mutated gene had warped his spine, hunching him forward in eternally bent supplication.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
More, it was free from fear for the first time since the mutated seeds had blown over the saltband.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore