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Meaning of VARIOUS

Pronunciation:  'vehreeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [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. [adj]  distinctly dissimilar or unlike; "diverse parts of the country"; "celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
  3. [adj]  having great diversity or variety; "his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"
 

VARIOUS is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: assorted, different, diverse, varied, versatile
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va"ri*ous\, a. [L. varius. Cf. {Vair}.]
1. Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various
   names; various occupations; various colors.

         So many and so various laws are given. --Milton.

         A wit as various, gay, grave, sage, or wild.
                                               --Byron.

2. Changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable.

         A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but
         all mankind's epitome.                --Dryden.

         The names of mixed modes . . . are very various.
                                               --Locke.

3. Variegated; diversified; not monotonous.

         A happy rural seat of various view.   --Milton.

 

 

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