Definition of Fluctuate in English :

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Fluctuate meaning in English

Meaning of Fluctuate in English

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Fluctuate pronunciation in English

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1. fluctuate

cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern

2. fluctuate, vacillate, waver

move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern

Example Sentences:
'the line on the monitor vacillated'

3. fluctuate

be unstable

Example Sentences:
'The stock market fluctuates'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of fluctuate
to change or cause to change position constantly; be or make unstable; waver or vary
2. (intransitive)
to rise and fall like a wave; undulate

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verb intransitiveWord forms: ˈfluctuˌated or ˈfluctuˌating
to move back and forth or up and down; rise and fall; undulate, as waves
to be continually changing or varying in an irregular way
prices fluctuated wildly
verb transitive
to cause to fluctuate

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see synonyms of fluctuate
intr.v. fluc·tu·at·ed, fluc·tu·at·ing, fluc·tu·ates
To vary irregularly, especially in amount: School enrollment has fluctuated from year to year.

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