variate

noun
var·​i·​ate | \ ˈver-ē-ˌāt How to pronounce variate (audio) , -ət How to pronounce variate (audio) \

Definition of variate

First Known Use of variate

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for variate

probably from vari(able) entry 2 + -ate entry 1

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The first known use of variate was in 1909

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