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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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vb (tr)
1. to change the sequence of
2. (Mathematics) maths to subject to permutation
[C14: from Latin permūtāre, from per- + mūtāre to change, alter]
perˈmutable adj
perˌmutaˈbility, perˈmutableness n
perˈmutably adv
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v.t. -mut•ed, -mut•ing.
1. to alter; change.
2. Math. to subject to permutation.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin permūtāre to exchange, transform. See per-, mutate]
per•mut′a•ble, adj.
per•mut`a•bil′i•ty, per•mut′a•ble•ness, n.
per•mut′a•bly, adv.
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Past participle: permuted
Gerund: permuting

I permute
you permute
he/she/it permutes
we permute
you permute
they permute
I permuted
you permuted
he/she/it permuted
we permuted
you permuted
they permuted
Present Continuous
I am permuting
you are permuting
he/she/it is permuting
we are permuting
you are permuting
they are permuting
Present Perfect
I have permuted
you have permuted
he/she/it has permuted
we have permuted
you have permuted
they have permuted
Past Continuous
I was permuting
you were permuting
he/she/it was permuting
we were permuting
you were permuting
they were permuting
Past Perfect
I had permuted
you had permuted
he/she/it had permuted
we had permuted
you had permuted
they had permuted
I will permute
you will permute
he/she/it will permute
we will permute
you will permute
they will permute
Future Perfect
I will have permuted
you will have permuted
he/she/it will have permuted
we will have permuted
you will have permuted
they will have permuted
Future Continuous
I will be permuting
you will be permuting
he/she/it will be permuting
we will be permuting
you will be permuting
they will be permuting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been permuting
you have been permuting
he/she/it has been permuting
we have been permuting
you have been permuting
they have been permuting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been permuting
you will have been permuting
he/she/it will have been permuting
we will have been permuting
you will have been permuting
they will have been permuting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been permuting
you had been permuting
he/she/it had been permuting
we had been permuting
you had been permuting
they had been permuting
I would permute
you would permute
he/she/it would permute
we would permute
you would permute
they would permute
Past Conditional
I would have permuted
you would have permuted
he/she/it would have permuted
we would have permuted
you would have permuted
they would have permuted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.permute - change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
map, represent - to establish a mapping (of mathematical elements or sets)
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[pəˈmjuːt] VTpermutar
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