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permute

[per-myoot] /pərˈmyut/
verb (used with object), permuted, permuting.
1.
to alter; change.
2.
Mathematics. to subject to permutation.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin permūtāre to change throughout. See per-, mutate
Related forms
permutable, adjective
permutability, permutableness, noun
permutably, adverb
permuter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for permute

permute

/pəˈmjuːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to change the sequence of
2.
(maths) to subject to permutation
Derived Forms
permutable, adjective
permutability, permutableness, noun
permutably, adverb
Word Origin
C14: from Latin permūtāre, from per- + mūtāre to change, alter
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