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Meaning of MUTATE

Pronunciation:  'myooteyt

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  undergo mutation; "cells mutate"

MUTATE is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 See Also: change, revert



Medical Dictionary
 Definition: To change the genetic material of a cell. Then changes (mutations) can be harmful, beneficial, or have no effect.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, be changed, be converted into, be renewed, better, bottom out, break, break up, change, checker, chop, chop and change, come about, come around, come round, commute, convert, deform, degenerate, denature, deteriorate, deviate, diverge, diversify, fit, flop, haul around, improve, jibe, meliorate, metamorphose, mitigate, modify, modulate, overthrow, qualify, realign, rebuild, reconstruct, re-create, redesign, refashion, refit, reform, remake, renew, reshape, restructure, revamp, revive, ring the changes, shift, shift the scene, shuffle the cards, subvert, swerve, tack, take a turn, transfigure, transmogrify, transmute, transpose, transubstantiate, turn, turn aside, turn into, turn the corner, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn the tide, turn upside down, undergo a change, vary, veer, warp, work a change, worsen