Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fluctuate

3 senses of fluctuate

Sense 1
fluctuate -- (cause to fluctuate or move in a wavelike pattern)
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
fluctuate, vacillate, waver -- (move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated")
       => swing -- (alternate dramatically between high and low values; "his mood swings"; "the market is swinging up and down")

Sense 3
fluctuate -- (be unstable; "The stock market fluctuates")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

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