Definition of Variant

1. Noun. An event that departs from expectations.

Exact synonyms: Discrepancy, Variance
Generic synonyms: Departure, Deviation, Difference, Divergence
Derivative terms: Discrepant, Vary



2. Adjective. Differing from a norm or standard. "A variant spelling"
Similar to: Different
Derivative terms: Variance, Vary, Vary, Vary

3. Noun. (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups. "A new strain of microorganisms"
Exact synonyms: Form, Strain, Var.
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Generic synonyms: Taxon, Taxonomic Category, Taxonomic Group
Group relationships: Species

4. Adjective. Exhibiting variation and change. "Letters variant in size"
Similar to: Variable
Derivative terms: Variance, Vary, Vary

5. Noun. A variable quantity that is random.
Exact synonyms: Chance Variable, Random Variable, Stochastic Variable, Variate
Generic synonyms: Variable, Variable Quantity
Derivative terms: Vary

6. Noun. Something a little different from others of the same type. "The boy is a younger edition of his father"
Exact synonyms: Edition, Variation, Version
Generic synonyms: Type
Derivative terms: Vary, Vary

Definition of Variant

1. a. Varying in from, character, or the like; variable; different; diverse.

2. n. Something which differs in form from another thing, though really the same; as, a variant from a type in natural history; a variant of a story or a word.

3. a. Varying in from, character, or the like; variable; different; diverse.

4. n. Something which differs in form from another thing, though really the same; as, a variant from a type in natural history; a variant of a story or a word.

Definition of Variant

1. Adjective. Showing variety, diverse. ¹

2. Adjective. Showing deviation or disagreement. ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete) Variable. ¹

4. Noun. Something that is slightly different from a type or norm. ¹

5. Noun. (genetics) A different sequence of a gene (locus). ¹

6. Noun. (computing) A variable that can hold any of various unrelated data types. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Variant

1. a variable [n -S] - See also: variable

Medical Definition of Variant

1. Something which differs in form from another thing, though really the same; as, a variant from a type in natural history; a variant of a story or a word. Origin: Cf. F. Variante. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Variant

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variable tandem repeat locus
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