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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vā′ri-us, adj. varied, different: several: unlike each other: changeable: uncertain: variegated.—adv. Vā′riously.—n. Vā′riousness. [L. varius.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
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
The numerical value of various in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of various in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of various in a Sentence
Various rivers are already stabilizing.
Several people died on various locations.
We may be talking based on various events.
Indeed !! Good activities helps us in various ways ...
Our country has suffered too much in various conflicts.
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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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