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Meaning of PERMUTE

Pronunciation:  pur'myut

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
 

PERMUTE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: commute, transpose
 
 See Also: change by reversal, map, represent, reverse, turn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per*mute"\, v. t. [L. permutare, permutatum; per +
mutare to change: cf. F. permuter.]
1. To interchange; to transfer reciprocally.

2. To exchange; to barter; to traffic. [Obs.]

         Bought, trucked, permuted, or given.  --Hakluyt.

 

 

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