Synonyms of permutation


1. substitution, permutation, transposition, replacement, switch, variation, fluctuation

usage: an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"

2. permutation, mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation

usage: the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements

3. permutation, transformation, translation

usage: complete change in character or condition; "the permutations...taking place in the physical world"- Henry Miller

4. permutation, reordering

usage: act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group

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