Definitions For Variation


  • An activity that varies from a norm or standard
  • The act of changing or altering something slightly but noticeably from the norm or standard
  • (ballet) a solo dance or dance figure
  • An artifact that deviates from a norm or standard
  • Something a little different from others of the same type
  • A repetition of a musical theme in which it is modified or embellished
  • An instance of change; the rate or magnitude of change
  • (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
  • (astronomy) any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite (especially a perturbation of the earth's moon)
  • The process of varying or being varied
  • The angle (at a particular location) between magnetic north and true north
  • A change in the form, position, condition, or amount of something
  • Something that is similar to something else but different in some way
  • A repeated version of a short piece of music with changes in its rhythm, tune, or harmony

Is Variation a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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The word Variation is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Variation in a Sentence

  • The movie begins with a somewhat irreverent variation on the Nativity story
  • The latest in a long line of variations in her hair color

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Antonyms for Variation

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