permutate

[ pur-myoo-teyt, per-myoo-teyt ]
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verb (used with object),per·mu·tat·ed, per·mu·tat·ing.
  1. to cause (something) to undergo permutation.

  2. to arrange (items) in a different sequence.

Origin of permutate

1
1590–1600; <Latin permūtātus, past participle of permūtāre to permute; see -ate1

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British Dictionary definitions for permutate

permutate

/ (ˈpɜːmjʊˌteɪt) /


verb
  1. to alter the sequence or arrangement (of); treat by permutation: endlessly permutating three basic designs

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