What does various mean?

Definitions for various
ˈvɛər i əsvar·i·ous

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word various.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assorted, various(adj)

    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)(adj)

    considered individually

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

  3. diverse, various(adj)

    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, various(adj)

    having great diversity or variety

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

Wiktionary

  1. various(Adjective)

    having a broad range (of different elements).

    The reasons are various.

    Etymology: From varieux, from varius

Webster Dictionary

  1. Various(adj)

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

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

  2. Various(adj)

    changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable

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

  3. Various(adj)

    variegated; diversified; not monotonous

    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, Saviour

  2. Saviour

How to pronounce various?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say various in sign language?

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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. Stacy Lewis:

    Just knowing the lines off the tees with the various winds, and then make some putts on the greens, which I've done quite a bit of over the last couple of years.

  2. Former President Alfonso Portillo:

    I return as the prodigal son who made a mistake and I recognize it, my dream is to create a democratic front with various sectors and make a proposal to the country.

  3. John Kennedy:

    I don't know that him saying this is especially helpful to the various crises that we're going through right now, but if he feels the need to express himself he can.

  4. Christopher Cornell:

    Then I would have released more bullets on the Senate and the House of Representative members, and I would have attacked the Israeli Embassy and various other buildings full of kafir (a Muslim term for infidel) who want to wage war against us Muslims and shed our blood. That's what would happen.

  5. Sadikjan Kamaluddin:

    We must always think what kind of reaction may follow if religious people are persecuted and jailed, if imams of local mosques who never preached anything forbidden are labeled in various ways.

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