1 cause to fluctuate or move in a wave-like pattern
2 move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern; "the line on the monitor vacillated" [syn: vacillate, waver]
3 be unstable; have ups and downs; "The stock market fluctuates"
To vary irregularly; to swing
- French: onduler
To cause to vary irregularly
alternate, back and fill, bob, bobble, careen, change, chop and change, coggle, dangle, dither, ebb and flow, equivocate, flounder, flutter, go through phases, intermit, lack regularity, librate, lurch, nutate, oscillate, pendulate, pitch, recur, reel, resonate, return, reverse, ring the changes, rock, roll, seesaw, shake, shift, shilly-shally, shuffle, stagger, swag, sway, swing, teeter, teeter-totter, tergiversate, toss, totter, turn, vacillate, vary, vibrate, wag, waggle, wave, waver, wax and wane, wobble