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Definition 1: increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves - [verb of change]

Samples where undulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The singer's voice undulated

(undulate is a kind of ...) undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

"She changed completely as she grew older" "The weather changed last night"

Definition 2: move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion - [verb of motion]

Samples where undulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The curtains undulated
  • the waves rolled towards the beach

Synonyms for undulate in the sense of this definition

(undulate is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

(... is a kind of undulate ) flap when the wind is blowing equally on both sides

"the sails luffed"

Definition 3: stir up (water) so as to form ripples - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for undulate in the sense of this definition

(undulate is a kind of ...) move or progress freely as if in a stream

"The crowd flowed out of the stadium"

(undulate implies ...) bend or lay so that one part covers the other

"fold up the newspaper" "turn up your collar"

Definition 4: occur in soft rounded shapes - [verb of stative]

Samples where undulate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The hills rolled past

Synonyms for undulate in the sense of this definition

Definition 5: having a wavy margin and rippled surface - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(undulate is similar to ...) of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth

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