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Variate vs. Vary

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  • Variate (noun)

    A measurable quantity capable of taking on a number of values.

  • Variate (noun)

    A variable, often the set of x values plotted on a graph.

  • Variate (noun)

    The measured magnitude of a variable.

  • Variate (verb)

    To alter; to vary; to make or become different.

  • Vary (verb)

    To change with time or a similar parameter.

    "He varies his magic tricks so as to minimize the possibility that any given audience member will see the same trick twice."

  • Vary (verb)

    To institute a change in, from a current state; to modify.

    "You should vary your diet. Eating just bread will do you harm in the end."

  • Vary (verb)

    Not to remain constant: to change with time or a similar parameter.

    "His mood varies by the hour."

    "The sine function varies between −1 and 1."

  • Vary (verb)

    To display differences.

    "The sprouting tendency of potatoes varies between cultivars, years and places of growing."

  • Vary (verb)

    To be or act different from the usual.

    "I'm not comfortable with 3.Nc3 in the Caro-Kann, so I decided to vary and play exd5.''"

  • Vary (verb)

    To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversity; to variegate.

  • Vary (verb)

    To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See variation.

  • Vary (verb)

    To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension.

  • Vary (noun)

    alteration; change.

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  • Variate

    To alter; to make different; to vary.

  • Vary

    To change the aspect of; to alter in form, appearance, substance, position, or the like; to make different by a partial change; to modify; as, to vary the properties, proportions, or nature of a thing; to vary a posture or an attitude; to vary one's dress or opinions.

  • Vary

    To change to something else; to transmute; to exchange; to alternate.

  • Vary

    To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversify; to variegate.

  • Vary

    To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See Variation, 4.

  • Vary (verb)

    To alter, or be altered, in any manner; to suffer a partial change; to become different; to be modified; as, colors vary in different lights.

  • Vary (verb)

    To differ, or be different; to be unlike or diverse; as, the laws of France vary from those of England.

  • Vary (verb)

    To alter or change in succession; to alternate; as, one mathematical quantity varies inversely as another.

  • Vary (verb)

    To deviate; to depart; to swerve; - followed by from; as, to vary from the law, or from reason.

  • Vary (verb)

    To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension; as, men vary in opinion.

  • Vary (noun)

    Alteration; change.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Variate (noun)

    a variable quantity that is random

  • Vary (verb)

    make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence;

    "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"

    "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"

  • Vary (verb)

    be at variance with; be out of line with

  • Vary (verb)

    be subject to change in accordance with a variable;

    "Prices vary"

    "His moods vary depending on the weather"

  • Vary (verb)

    make something more diverse and varied;

    "Vary the menu"

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