What does Various mean?

Definitions for Various
ˈvɛər i əsvar·i·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assorted, variousadjective

    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"

  2. respective(a), several(a), various(a)adjective

    considered individually

    "the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"

  3. diverse, variousadjective

    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"

  4. versatile, variousadjective

    having great diversity or variety

    "his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"

Wiktionary

  1. variousadjective

    having a broad range (of different elements).

    The reasons are various.

  2. Etymology: From varieux, from varius

ChatGPT

  1. various

    Various refers to a diversity, assortment, or numerous different specific items, elements, or things within a set, category, or group. It denotes severalness, variety, multiplicity, or diversity in types or kinds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Variousadjective

    different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors

  2. Variousadjective

    changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable

  3. Variousadjective

    variegated; diversified; not monotonous

  4. Etymology: [L. varius. Cf. Vair.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Various

    vā′ri-us, adj. varied, different: several: unlike each other: changeable: uncertain: variegated.—adv. Vā′riously.—n. Vā′riousness. [L. varius.]

Editors Contribution

  1. various

    A variety.

    The newsagent had a variety of magazines to sell.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Various' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #620

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Various' in Written Corpus Frequency: #809

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Various' in Adjectives Frequency: #72

Anagrams for Various »

  1. saviour

  2. Saviour

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Various in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Various in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Various in a Sentence

  1. Hardeep Singh Puri:

    It has been a long day of hard negotiations with various state government to recommence civil aviation operations in the country.....Domestic flights will recommence across the country from tomorrow.

  2. Ferguson Market arson Holder:

    We have brought record numbers of cases since I've been attorney general against various police departments around the country, all in the name of trying to make law enforcement better and trying to bridge the gap between some communities and some people in law enforcement.

  3. Millan Mulraine:

    It adds to the disconcerting trend seen in other manufacturing sector indicators that have been consistently pointing to a lingering stagnation in U.S. manufacturing sector activity, while we believe that the dissipation of the various headwinds buffeting this sector should result in a meaningful rebound later this year, the timing of this seems farther into the horizon.

  4. Kevin Wilson:

    It's always been amazing to be able to work with Rapper Eminem for promotional and programming content on various ESPN properties over the years, to be able to work on this video together with Rapper Eminem team -- not only featuring our team's great UFC coverage but also debuting it exclusively on ABC, is just invaluable.

  5. Juha Saarinen:

    The ecologically most versatile proboscideans, mostly true elephants which were adapted to consuming various plant resources, survived.

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