Mutate



[myoo-teyt] /ˈmyu teɪt/

verb (used with object), mutated, mutating.
1.
to change; alter.
2.
Phonetics. to change by umlaut.
verb (used without object), mutated, mutating.
3.
to change; undergo .
/mjuːˈteɪt/
verb
1.
to undergo or cause to undergo mutation
v.

“to change state or condition,” 1818, back-formation from mutation. In genetic sense, 1913, from Latin mutatus, past participle of mutare “to change” (see mutable). Related: Mutated; mutating.

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