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tr.v. per·mut·ed, per·mut·ing, per·mutes
1. To change the order of.
2. Mathematics To subject to permutation.

[Middle English permuten, from Old French permuter, from Latin permūtāre : per-, per- + mūtāre, to change; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

per·mut′a·bil′i·ty n.
per·mut′a·ble adj.
per·mut′a·bly adv.
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Noun1.permutability - ability to change sequencepermutability - ability to change sequence    
exchangeability, fungibility, interchangeability, interchangeableness - the quality of being capable of exchange or interchange
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