Definitions for variety
vəˈraɪ ɪ tiva·ri·ety
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word variety.
assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motleynoun
a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
"a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, varietynoun
"a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics
"varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
variety show, varietynoun
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
kind, sort, form, varietynoun
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
"sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
a difference that is usually pleasant
"he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
A specific variation of something
A state of constant change
A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species and subspecies.
The total number of distinct states of a system.
Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system.
a term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level.
The class of all algebraic structures of a given signature satisfying a given set of identities.
Etymology: From varieté, from varietas, from varius; see various.
the quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness
that which is various
a number or collection of different things; a varied assortment; as, a variety of cottons and silks
something varying or differing from others of the same general kind; one of a number of things that are akin; a sort; as, varieties of wood, land, rocks, etc
an individual, or group of individuals, of a species differing from the rest in some one or more of the characteristics typical of the species, and capable either of perpetuating itself for a period, or of being perpetuated by artificial means; hence, a subdivision, or peculiar form, of a species
in inorganic nature, one of those forms in which a species may occur, which differ in minor characteristics of structure, color, purity of composition, etc
Variety is a weekly American entertainment-trade magazine owned by Penske Media Corporation. It was founded by Sime Silverman in New York in 1905 as a weekly; in 1933 it added Daily Variety, based in Los Angeles, to cover the motion-picture industry; in 1998 it brought out Daily Variety Gotham, based in New York. Variety.com is a paid site of news, reviews, archives, box office results, credits database, production charts and calendar, with content dating back to 1914. The last daily printed edition was put out on March 19, 2013.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
va-rī′e-ti, n. the quality of bring various: difference: many-sidedness, versatility: a collection of different things: one of a number of things nearly allied to each other: one or more individuals of a species, which, owing to accidental causes, differ from the normal form in minor points:—pl. Varī′eties.—adj. Vārī′etal (biol.), having the character of a zoological or botanical variety.—adv. Varī′etally.—ns. Varī′ety-show, a mixed entertainment comprising dances, songs, negro-minstrelsy, farces, short sketches, &c.; Varī′ety-thē′atre, a theatre devoted to variety-shows.—adj. Vā′riform, varied in form.—v.t. Vā′rify, to variegate. [L. varietas—varius, various.]
any departure from the normal type of a species which, while retaining the specific characters, is yet recognizably different because of climatic, seasonal or other influences; may occur with the type form or as a geographical race.
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Rank popularity for the word 'variety' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1141
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Rank popularity for the word 'variety' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2463
Rank popularity for the word 'variety' in Nouns Frequency: #434
The numerical value of variety in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of variety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Unsurprisingly, a weaker global environment has knock-on effects on the region through a variety of channels - trade, remittances, capital flows, commodity prices, and financing conditions.
The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins.
It's different from ethnic costumes like the kimono and hanbok, as cheongsam has a highly flexible design, elements like dress length, different materials and different levels of complexity make dresses suitable for a variety of occasions.
We examined Mr. Trump on a variety of issues including statements he has made at various campaign events and rallies that counsel believes encouraged violence at those events or encouraged security guards to engage in violence or the confiscation of property.
We are anticipating a lot of Chinese collectors will come to buy photos from new Chinese artists, we have galleries from Los Angeles to Berlin to Beijing -- there's a wonderful variety.
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- varietatCatalan, Valencian
- odrůda, varietaCzech
- Sorte, VielfältigkeitGerman
- laji, tyyppi, kielimuoto, muutos, muunnos, muoto, muutostilaFinnish
- caochladhScottish Gaelic
- rodzaj, odmianaPolish
- variedade, variaçãoPortuguese
- varietate, fel, sort, sortimentRomanian
- сорт, разновидность, вид, разнообразиеRussian
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