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variant meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of variant at MeaningMonkey.org. variant meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.


Definition of variant (noun)

  1. an event that departs from expectations
  2. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups
  3. a variable quantity that is random
  4. something a little different from others of the same type
    • "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: edition, variation, version

VARIANT adjective

Definition of variant (adjective)

  1. differing from a norm or standard
    • "a variant spelling"
  2. exhibiting variation and change
    • "letters variant in size"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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