What does various mean?

Definitions for various
ˈvɛər i əsvar·i·ous

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word various.

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. Alec Messchaert:

    We have been approached by various parties around the world, that are interested in hosting a SandHotel we were already planning to bring the SandHotel to our festivals in the United Kingdom and Germany, but it looks like we are going on an unexpected world tour.

  2. William Maisel:

    We receive a million adverse event reports [on various devices] each year, and we evaluate the reports based on the information that's provided.

  3. Nevsun Chief Executive Cliff Davis:

    We should see more M&A in the marketplace.... There are various assets that are good quality that are financially burdened.

  4. Camille Busette:

    If you think about Hawaii, which has a very multiethnic population, I'd say that the report accurately captures the degree to which people of various different ethnic origins are participating in the economy, that suggests inclusivity.

  5. Koby Simana:

    There is a strong pipeline of Israeli companies that want to go to IPO on various stock markets, mainly in the United States.

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