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Synonyms for (noun) variation

Synonyms: variance, variation Definition: an activity that varies from a norm or standard Usage: any variation in his routine was immediately reported

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: variation Definition: the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard Usage: who is responsible for these variations in taxation?

Similar words: change Definition: the action of changing something Usage: the change of government had no impact on the economy; his change on abortion cost him the election

Synonyms: pas seul, variation Definition: (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure

Similar words: saltation, terpsichore, dance, dancing Definition: taking a series of rhythmical steps (and movements) in time to music

Synonyms: variation Definition: an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard Usage: he patented a variation on the sandal

Similar words: thing Definition: an artifact Usage: how does this thing work?

Synonyms: edition, variant, variation, version Definition: something a little different from others of the same type Usage: 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

Similar words: type Definition: a subdivision of a particular kind of thing Usage: what type of sculpture do you prefer?

Synonyms: variation Definition: a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished

Similar words: theme, melodic theme, idea, musical theme Definition: (music) melodic subject of a musical composition Usage: the theme is announced in the first measures; the accompanist picked up the idea and elaborated it

Synonyms: variation, fluctuation Definition: an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

Similar words: change, modification, alteration Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago

Synonyms: mutant, mutation, variation, sport Definition: (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

Similar words: organism, being Definition: a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently

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

Similar words: perturbation Definition: (physics) a secondary influence on a system that causes it to deviate slightly

Synonyms: variation Definition: the process of varying or being varied

Similar words: physical process, process Definition: a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states Usage: events now in process; the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls

Synonyms: magnetic declination, magnetic variation, variation Definition: the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north

Similar words: angle Definition: the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians