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Adjective, Definite Article


Adjective various has 4 senses

  • various(s = adj.all) assorted - of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity; "assorted sizes"; "his disguises are many and various"; "various experiments have failed to disprove the theory"; "cited various reasons for his behavior"
  • various(s = adj.all) respective, several - considered individually; "the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"
  • various(s = adj.all) diverse - distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
  • various(s = adj.all) versatile - having great diversity or variety; "his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"


variousa. [L. varius. Cf. Vair.].
  •  Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors.  [1913 Webster]
    "So many and so various laws are given."  [1913 Webster]
    "A wit as various, gay, grave, sage, or wild."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable.  [1913 Webster]
    "A man so various, that he seemed to be
    Not one, but all mankind's epitome.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "The names of mixed modes . . . are very various."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Variegated; diversified; not monotonous.  [1913 Webster]
    "A happy rural seat of various view."  [1913 Webster]


various, adj.
1 different, diverse (too various to form a group).
2 more than one, several (for various reasons).

variously adv. variousness n.
L varius changing, diverse



assorted, at odds, at variance, capricious, certain, changeable, changing, choppy, composite, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, departing, deviating, deviative, deviatory, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disorderly, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, divaricate, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, diversiform, erose, erratic, heterogeneous, impulsive, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inconstant, individual, inharmonious, irreconcilable, irregular, jagged, jerky, legion, many, many and various, mercurial, miscellaneous, more, more than one, motley, multifarious, multitudinal, multitudinous, mutable, nonconformist, nonstandard, nonuniform, not singular, numerous, of all sorts, peculiar, plural, pluralistic, plurative, poles apart, poles asunder, populous, ragged, rough, separate, separated, several, some, spasmodic, sporadic, sundry, unalike, unconformable, unequable, unequal, uneven, unlike, unorthodox, unsimilar, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, ununiform, upwards of, variable, variant, varied, variegated, variform, varying, voluminous, wavering, widely apart, worlds apart




N difference, variance, variation, variety, diversity, dissimilarity, disagreement, disparity, distinction, contradistinction, alteration, modification, permutation, moods and tenses, nice distinction, fine distinction, delicate distinction, subtle distinction, shade of difference, nuance, discrimination, differentia, different thing, something else, apple off another tree, another pair of shoes, horse of a different color, this that or the other, differing, different, diverse, heterogeneous, multifarious, polyglot, distinguishable, dissimilar, varied, modified, diversified, various, divers, all manner of, all kinds of, variform, daedal, other, another, not the same, unequal, unmatched, widely apart, poles apart, distinctive, characteristic, discriminative, distinguishing, incommensurable, incommensurate, differently, il y a fagots et fagots.


N multiformity, omniformity, variety, diversity, multifariousness, varied assortment, dissimilarity, polymorphous, multiform, multifold, multifarious, multigenerous, multiplex, heterogeneous, diversified, dissimilar, various, varied, variform, manifold, many-sided, variegated, motley, mosaic, epicene, indiscriminate, desultory, irregular, mixed, different, assorted, mingled, odd, diverse, divers, all manner of, of every description, of all sorts and kinds, et hoc genus omne, and what not? de omnibus rebus et quibusdam aliis, jumbled, confused, mixed up, discordant, inharmonious, unmatched, unrelated, nonuniform, omniform, omnigenous, omnifarious, protean (form), harmoniously confused, variety's the very spice of life.


N multitude, numerous, numerosity, numerality, multiplicity, profusion, legion, host, great number, large number, round number, enormous number, a quantity, numbers, array, sight, army, sea, galaxy, scores, peck, bushel, shoal, swarm, draught, bevy, cloud, flock, herd, drove, flight, covey, hive, brood, litter, farrow, fry, nest, crowd, lots, all in the world and his wife, greater number, majority, multiplication, multiple, many, several, sundry, divers, various, not a few, Briarean, a hundred, a thousand, a myriad, a million, a quadrillion, a nonillion, a thousand and one, some ten or a dozen, some forty or fifty, half a dozen, half a hundred, very many, full many, ever so many, numerous, numerose, profuse, in profusion, manifold, multiplied, multitudinous, multiple, multinominal, teeming, populous, peopled, crowded, thick, studded, galore, thick coming, many more, more than one can tell, a world of, no end of, no end to, cum multis aliis, thick as hops, thick as hail, plenty as blackberries, numerous as the stars in the firmament, numerous as the sands on the seashore, numerous as the hairs on the head, and what not, and heaven knows what, endless, their name is 'legion', acervatim, en foule, many- headed multitude, numerous as glittering gems of morning dew, vel prece vel pretio.

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