verb (used with object), per·mut·ed, per·mut·ing.
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A group whose operations are all permutable with each other is called an Abelian group.
Permutable, per-mū′ta-bl, adj. that may be changed one for another.
An operation which is permutable with every operation of the group is called a self-conjugate operation.
Any two translations are permutable with each other, and give when combined another translation.
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Word Origin and History for permutable
late 14c., "to change one for another," from French permuter or directly from Latin permutare "to change thoroughly" (see permutation). Mathematical sense from 1878.