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Definition 1: a variable quantity that is random - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for variant in the sense of this definition

(variant is a kind of ...) a quantity that can assume any of a set of values

Definition 2: something a little different from others of the same type - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • an experimental version of the night fighter
  • a variant of the same word
  • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
  • the boy is a younger edition of his father

Synonyms for variant in the sense of this definition

(variant is a kind of ...) a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

"what type of sculpture do you prefer?"

Definition 3: an event that departs from expectations - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for variant in the sense of this definition

(variant is a kind of ...) a variation that deviates from the standard or norm

"the deviation from the mean"

Definition 4: (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups - [noun denoting group]

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

  • a new strain of microorganisms

Synonyms for variant in the sense of this definition

(variant is a kind of ...) animal or plant group having natural relations

(... is a member of variant) (biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed

(variant belongs to category ...) the science that studies living organisms

Definition 5: differing from a norm or standard - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a variant spelling

(variant is similar to ...) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

"took different approaches to the problem" "came to a different conclusion" "different parts of the country" "on different sides of the issue" "this meeting was different from the earlier one"

Definition 6: exhibiting variation and change - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • letters variant in size

(variant is similar to ...) liable to or capable of change

"rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable" "variable winds" "variable expenses"

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