What does variegate mean?

Definitions for variegateˈvɛər i ɪˌgeɪt, ˈvɛər ɪˌgeɪt

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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"


  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)


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

  2. Origin: [L. variegatus, p. p. of variegare to variegate; varius various + agere to move, make. See Various, and Agent.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Variegate

    vā′ri-e-gāt, v.t. to mark with different colours.—ns. Variegā′tion, in plants, a condition in which other colours are exhibited in parts where green is the normal colour; Vā′riegātor. [L. variegatusvarius, various, agĕre, to make.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of variegate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of variegate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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