Definitions for fluctuateˈflʌk tʃuˌeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fluctuate(verb)

    cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern

  2. fluctuate, vacillate, waver(verb)

    move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

    "the line on the monitor vacillated"

  3. fluctuate(verb)

    be unstable

    "The stock market fluctuates"


  1. fluctuate(Verb)

    To vary irregularly; to swing.

  2. fluctuate(Verb)

    To undulate.

  3. fluctuate(Verb)

    To cause to vary irregularly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fluctuate(verb)

    to move as a wave; to roll hither and thither; to wave; to float backward and forward, as on waves; as, a fluctuating field of air

  2. Fluctuate(verb)

    to move now in one direction and now in another; to be wavering or unsteady; to be irresolute or undetermined; to vacillate

  3. Fluctuate(verb)

    to cause to move as a wave; to put in motion

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Clements:

    They really do fluctuate quite a bit with time.

  2. Former Miss Alabama Katherine Webb:

    I do suffer from a thyroid problem and so that has been an issue for me, my weight can fluctuate.

  3. Seo Myung-chan:

    Today's sharp rebound came following continuous falls. Markets will fluctuate ahead of FOMC (Fed rates meeting) next week as everyone is waiting for it.

  4. Sebastian Soderberg:

    We believe that it will be competitive with oil-based products, but it would obviously take a longer time for us if the oil price stays at this level. But commodity prices fluctuate.

  5. Former Miss Alabama Katherine Webb:

    I think I was maybe posing in a way that made it seem like I was more thin than I really am, i do suffer from a thyroid problem and so that has been an issue for me, my weight can fluctuate.

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