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var·i·e·gate

 (vâr′ē-ĭ-gāt′, vâr′ĭ-gāt′, văr′-)
tr.v. var·i·e·gat·ed, var·i·e·gat·ing, var·i·e·gates
1. To change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors.
2. To give variety to; make varied.

[From Late Latin variegātus, past participle of variegāre : Latin varius, various + Latin agere, to do, drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

var′i·e·ga′tion (-gā′shən) n.
var′i·e·ga′tor n.

variegate

(ˈvɛərɪˌɡeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to alter the appearance of, esp by adding different colours
2. to impart variety to
[C17: from Late Latin variegāre, from Latin varius diverse, various + agere to make]
ˌvarieˈgation n

var•i•e•gate

(ˈvɛər i ɪˌgeɪt, ˈvɛər ɪˌgeɪt)

v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to make varied in appearance, as by adding different colors.
2. to diversify.
[1645–55; < Late Latin variegātus, past participle of variegāre to make (something) look varied]
var`i•e•ga′tion, n.
var′i•e•ga`tor, n.

variegate


Past participle: variegated
Gerund: variegating

Imperative
variegate
variegate
Present
I variegate
you variegate
he/she/it variegates
we variegate
you variegate
they variegate
Preterite
I variegated
you variegated
he/she/it variegated
we variegated
you variegated
they variegated
Present Continuous
I am variegating
you are variegating
he/she/it is variegating
we are variegating
you are variegating
they are variegating
Present Perfect
I have variegated
you have variegated
he/she/it has variegated
we have variegated
you have variegated
they have variegated
Past Continuous
I was variegating
you were variegating
he/she/it was variegating
we were variegating
you were variegating
they were variegating
Past Perfect
I had variegated
you had variegated
he/she/it had variegated
we had variegated
you had variegated
they had variegated
Future
I will variegate
you will variegate
he/she/it will variegate
we will variegate
you will variegate
they will variegate
Future Perfect
I will have variegated
you will have variegated
he/she/it will have variegated
we will have variegated
you will have variegated
they will have variegated
Future Continuous
I will be variegating
you will be variegating
he/she/it will be variegating
we will be variegating
you will be variegating
they will be variegating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been variegating
you have been variegating
he/she/it has been variegating
we have been variegating
you have been variegating
they have been variegating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been variegating
you will have been variegating
he/she/it will have been variegating
we will have been variegating
you will have been variegating
they will have been variegating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been variegating
you had been variegating
he/she/it had been variegating
we had been variegating
you had been variegating
they had been variegating
Conditional
I would variegate
you would variegate
he/she/it would variegate
we would variegate
you would variegate
they would variegate
Past Conditional
I would have variegated
you would have variegated
he/she/it would have variegated
we would have variegated
you would have variegated
they would have variegated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.variegate - change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
2.variegate - make something more diverse and variedvariegate - make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu"
diversify - make (more) diverse; "diversify a course of study"
checker, chequer - variegate with different colors, shades, or patterns

variegate

verb
To mark with a line or band, as of different color or texture:
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1) Because I have variegate porphyria, I most likely briefly exceeded my inborn limitation to synthesize heme, causing cells to overproduce and excrete the precursors of heme, which colored my urine and caused pain.
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