# Definitions and Synonyms of *permutation* | Another word for *permutation* | What is *permutation? *

*Definition 1: complete change in character or condition - [noun denoting act]*

*Samples where permutation or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*the permutations...taking place in the physical world*

*(**permutation* is a kind of ...) the act of changing in form or shape or appearance

*permutation*is a kind of ...) the act of changing in form or shape or appearance

*"a photograph is a translation of a scene onto a two-dimensional surface"**Definition 2: the act of changing the arrangement of a given number of elements - [noun denoting act]*

*(**permutation* is a kind of ...) (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

*permutation*is a kind of ...) (mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods

*"the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"**"they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"**Definition 3: act of changing the lineal order of objects in a group - [noun denoting act]*

*(**permutation* is a kind of ...) a rearrangement in a different order

*permutation*is a kind of ...) a rearrangement in a different order

*Definition 4: an event in which one thing is substituted for another - [noun denoting event]*

*Samples where permutation or its synonyms are used according to this definition*

*the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood*

*Synonyms for permutation in the sense of this definition*

*(**permutation* is a kind of ...) an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

*permutation*is a kind of ...) an instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change

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