Borrowing from French permuter, German permutieren, Italian permutare, Spanish permutar, from Latin permūtō, from per (“through, along”) + mūtō (“I change, alter”).
permutar (present tense permutas, past tense permutis, future tense permutos, imperative permutez, conditional permutus)
- (transitive) to transpose, interchange
- (transitive, mathematics) to permute
permutar (first-person singular present permuto, first-person singular preterite permuté, past participle permutado)
- to exchange
- (mathematics) to permute
1 Argentine and Uruguayan voseo prefers the
tú form for the present subjunctive.