Thesaurus > Related Words: variant

  Words related to variant

Related / Similar Words: version, variation, edition, random variable, variate, stochastic variable, chance variable, discrepancy, variance, form, strain, var.

 

Definition:
  • something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father";
  • a variable quantity that is random;
  • an event that departs from expectations;
  • (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups; "a new strain of microorganisms";
  • differing from a norm or standard; "a variant spelling";

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    Member Meronyms: species

     

    Derivational Morphology: change, alter, vary, deviate, diverge, depart

     

     
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