Definitions for variousˈvɛər i əs
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word various
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"
respective(a), several(a), various(a)(adj)
"the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"
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"
having great diversity or variety
"his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"
having a broad range (of different elements).
The reasons are various.
Origin: From varieux, from varius
different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors
changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable
variegated; diversified; not monotonous
Origin: [L. varius. Cf. Vair.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'various' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #620
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'various' in Written Corpus Frequency: #809
Rank popularity for the word 'various' in Adjectives Frequency: #72
Translations for various
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- شتى, متنوع, مختلفArabic
- varisCatalan, Valencian
- moninainen, eri, vaihteleva, erilainenFinnish
- éagsúil, ilchineálach, ilghnéitheachIrish
- különböző, sokféle, különféleHungarian
- 여러 가지의Korean
- verscheiden, divers, uiteenlopendDutch
- различный, разныйRussian
- raznoliki, razniSerbo-Croatian
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