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Another word for variation

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Noun
  1. The condition or fact of varying

      1. The state or quality of being variant or variable; variation:
      2. Difference or inconsistency:
      3. The state or fact of being in disagreement or in conflict:
      1. The quality or condition of being unlike or dissimilar.
      2. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
      3. A degree or amount by which things differ:
  2. The process or result of making or becoming different

      1. The process of altering the order of a given set of objects in a group.
      2. The result of such a process; a rearrangement or recombination of elements:
      3. A rearrangement of the elements of a set.
      1. The act or process of being altered or changed.
      2. An alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality.
      3. A change in the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism or virus, sometimes resulting in the appearance of a new character or trait not found in the parental type.
      1. The act or process of modifying or the condition of being modified.
      2. A change or a result produced by modifying:
      3. A change undergone by a word that is borrowed from another language.
      1. To cause to be different:
      2. To give a completely different form or appearance to; transform:
      3. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
      1. The act or procedure of altering.
      2. The condition resulting from altering; modification.
    See also:

    change

  3. One that is slightly different from others of the same kind or designation

      1. A description or account from one point of view, especially as opposed to another:
      2. A translation of a text from another language.
      3. A translation of the entire Bible or a part of it.
      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. Differing from others of the same kind or from a standard:
      2. Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
      3. Something that differs from others of the same kind or from a standard, as a different spelling or pronunciation of a word.
    See also:

    same

Another word for variation

Noun
  1. Change

      1. Present participle of warp.
      2. An action or motion that warps or twists.
      3. (geology) the deformation of the Earth's crust over a large area
      1. The act of displacing.
      2. The condition of having been displaced.
      3. A reaction in which an atom, radical, ion, or molecule replaces another in a compound.
      1. To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
      2. The act of swerving.
      1. The act of digressing.
      2. An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
      1. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
      2. To deviate from a purpose, behavior, or previous pattern:
      3. To shift clockwise in direction, as from north to northeast. Used of the wind.
      1. The act or process of diverging.
      2. The state of being divergent.
      3. The degree by which things diverge.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
      1. A line that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      2. A surface that deviates from planarity in a smooth, continuous fashion.
      3. Something characterized by such a line or surface, especially a rounded line or contour of the human body.
      1. The act or process of adapting.
      2. The state of being adapted.
      3. Something, such as a device or mechanism, that is changed or changes so as to become suitable to a new or special application or situation.
      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. The act of leaving.
      2. A starting out, as on a trip or a new course of action.
      3. A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan, or procedure:
      1. A deviation from what is considered proper or normal.
      2. A departure from what is typical:
      3. A disorder or abnormal alteration in one's mental state.
      1. The act of deflecting or the condition of being deflected.
      2. A shot or pass that is sent without stopping in a different direction by a second offensive player.
      3. Deviation or a specified amount of deviation.
      1. A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction.
      2. A wavering; unsteadiness.
      3. In medicine, a wave-like motion or undulation of a fluid in a natural or abnormal cavity (e.g. pus in an abscess), which is felt during palpation or percussion.
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. The act of deviating or turning aside.
      2. An instance of this:
      3. Divergence from an accepted idea, policy, or norm of behavior:
      1. A principle of investment management that calls for spreading investments across a number of different assets, securities, and industries. Diversi-fication is important because it reduces the investor’s risk because each asset class is likely to have different risks. Diversification also can occur within asset classes, such as buying equities of both small companies and large companies, which typically move in different cyclical patterns. Companies may also diversify by selling different products or by entering different industries. A principle of investment management that calls for spreading investments across a number of different assets, securities, and industries. Diversi-fication is important because it reduces the investor’s risk because each asset class is likely to have different risks. Diversification also can occur within asset classes, such as buying equities of both small companies and large companies, which typically move in different cyclical patterns. Companies may also diversify by selling different products or by entering different industries.
      1. The act or process of being altered or changed.
      2. An alteration or change, as in nature, form, or quality.
      3. A change in the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism or virus, sometimes resulting in the appearance of a new character or trait not found in the parental type.
      1. The act or procedure of altering.
      2. The condition resulting from altering; modification.
      1. The act or process of modifying or the condition of being modified.
      2. A change or a result produced by modifying:
      3. A change undergone by a word that is borrowed from another language.
  2. Disparity