verb[with object] • technical
- Submit to a process of alteration, rearrangement, or permutation: we wish to permute the order of the bytesMore example sentences
- Then homogenize: randomly permute rows and columns within the subsets that have equal totals.
- Similarly, the vertical line of symmetry corresponds to permuting the last two columns, whose totals are both equal to 1.
- To assess levels of significance, we permuted genotypes among populations 10,000 times.
late Middle English (also in the sense 'interchange'): from Latin permutare 'change completely', from per- 'through, completely' + mutare 'to change'.
More definitions of permuteDefinition of permute in:
- The US English dictionary