Definitions for variegateˈvɛər i ɪˌgeɪt, ˈvɛər ɪˌgeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

var•i•e•gateˈvɛər i ɪˌgeɪt, ˈvɛər ɪˌgeɪt(v.t.)-gat•ed, -gat•ing.

  1. to make varied in appearance, as by adding different colors.

  2. to diversify.

Origin of variegate:

1645–55; < LL variegātus, ptp. of variegāre to make (something) look varied

var′i•e•ga`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. variegate(verb)

    change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors

  2. vary, variegate, motley(verb)

    make something more diverse and varied

    "Vary the menu"

Wiktionary

  1. variegate(Verb)

    to add variety to something; to diversify

  2. variegate(Verb)

    to change the appearance of something, especially by covering with patches or streaks of different colour

  3. variegate(Verb)

    to dabble

  4. variegate(Adjective)

    variegated

Webster Dictionary

  1. Variegate(verb)

    to diversify in external appearance; to mark with different colors; to dapple; to streak; as, to variegate a floor with marble of different colors

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