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Synonym of Variation

Variation Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
variation
Synonyms and related words:
Nachtmusik, Proteus, aberrancy, aberration, about-face, absolute music, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment, air varie, aleatory, aleatory music, allotropism, allotropy, alteration, altering, alternation, amelioration, anacrusis, analysis, anatomization, apostasy, arrangement, atomization, bass passage, bend, betterment, bias, bourdon, branching off, break, bridge, burden, cadence, capriciousness, chamber music, chamber orchestra, change, change of heart, change of pace, changeability, changeableness, changing, choice, choppiness, chorus, circuitousness, coda, composition, constructive change, continuity, contrariety, contrast, conversion, corner, crook, curve, dappleness, declination, defection, deflection, degeneration, degenerative change, demarcation, departure, descant, desultoriness, desynonymization, deterioration, detour, development, deviability, deviance, deviancy, deviation, deviousness, difference, differencing, differentiation, differing, digression, disaccord, disaccordance, disagreement, disconformity, discongruity, discontinuity, discordance, discrepancy, discreteness, discrimination, discursion, disequalization, disjunction, disorder, disparity, dissent, dissimilarity, dissonance, distinction, distinctness, distinguishment, divagation, divarication, divergence, divergency, diversification, diversion, diversity, division, dogleg, double, drift, drifting, eccentricity, electronic music, errantry, erraticism, etude, excursion, excursus, exercise, exorbitation, exposition, far cry, fickleness, figure, fitting, flightiness, flip-flop, fluctuation, folderol, freakishness, gradual change, hairpin, harmonic close, harmonization, her infinite variety, heterogeneity, heteromorphism, improvement, impulsiveness, inaccordance, incidental music, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance, inconstancy, indirection, individualization, individuation, inequality, inharmoniousness, inharmony, instability, instrumental music, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, invention, irreconcilability, irregularity, jerkiness, manifoldness, measure, melioration, mercuriality, mitigation, mixture, modification, modifying, modulation, moodiness, motleyness, movement, multifariousness, multiplicity, musical phrase, musical sentence, mutability, mutation, nocturne, nonconformism, nonconformity, nonstandardization, nonuniformity, novelty, obliquity, odds, omnifariousness, omniformity, opposition, opus, orchestration, ornament, oscillation, otherness, overthrow, part, particularization, passage, pendulation, pererration, period, permutation, personalization, phrase, piece, pluralism, polymorphism, production, program music, qualification, radical change, raggedness, rambling, re-creation, realignment, redesign, reform, reformation, refrain, remaking, renewal, reshaping, resolution, response, restlessness, restructuring, reversal, revival, revivification, revolution, ricercar, ritornello, score, section, seesawing, segregation, separateness, separation, severalization, severance, shapeshifter, sheer, shift, shiftiness, shifting, shifting course, shifting path, shuffling, skew, slant, sonata, sonatina, specialization, stanza, statement, strain, straying, string orchestra, string quartet, study, sudden change, sweep, swerve, swerving, swinging, switch, tack, tailpiece, teeter-tottering, teetering, theme and variations, total change, tottering, transition, trio, turn, turnabout, turning, tutti, tutti passage, twist, uncertainty, unconformism, unconformity, undependability, unfixedness, unlikeness, unorthodoxy, unpredictability, unreliability, unsettledness, unstableness, unsteadfastness, unsteadiness, upheaval, vacillation, variability, variance, variegation, variety, variousness, varying, veer, versatility, verse, vicissitude, violent change, wandering, wantonness, warp, wavering, waywardness, whimsicality, work, worsening, yaw, zigzag
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
variation

Noun
1. an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
(synonym) fluctuation
(hypernym) change, alteration, modification
(hyponym) vicissitude
(derivation) vary
2. an activity that varies from a norm or standard; "any variation in his routine was immediately reported"
(synonym) variance
(hypernym) activity
(derivation) deviate, vary, diverge, depart
3. a repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
(hypernym) theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea
(hyponym) inversion
4. 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"
(synonym) version, variant, edition
(hypernym) type
(derivation) change, alter, vary
5. an artifact that deviates from a norm or standard; "he patented a variation on the sandal"
(hypernym) thing
(hyponym) bastard, mongrel
6. the angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
(synonym) magnetic declination, magnetic variation
(hypernym) angle
(derivation) vary
7. (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)
(hypernym) perturbation
(hyponym) libration
(derivation) vary
(classification) astronomy, uranology
8. (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
(synonym) mutant, mutation, sport
(hypernym) organism, being
(hyponym) freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae
(derivation) deviate, vary, diverge, depart
(classification) biology, biological science
9. (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
(synonym) pas seul
(hypernym) dancing, dance, terpsichore, saltation
(classification) ballet, concert dance
10. the act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard; "who is responsible for these variations in taxation?"
(hypernym) change
(derivation) vary, variegate, motley

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