mutate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

1818, back-formation from mutation[1] (compare nutate), ultimately from Latin mūtō (I move, I change, I vary). Doublet of moult.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mutate (third-person singular simple present mutates, present participle mutating, simple past and past participle mutated)

  1. (intransitive) To undergo mutation.
  2. (transitive) To cause mutation.

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Translations[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “mutate”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

mutate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of mutare
  2. second-person plural imperative of mutare
  3. feminine plural past participle of mutare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

mūtāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of mūtō

Participle[edit]

mūtāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of mūtātus