HyperDic: variety

English > 6 senses of the word variety:
NOUNgroupvariety, assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motleya collection containing a variety of sorts of things
attributevariety, diverseness, diversity, multifariousnessnoticeable heterogeneity
groupvariety(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics / characteristics
communicationvariety, variety showa show consisting of a series of short / short unrelated performances
cognitionvariety, kind, sort, forma category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality
attributevariety, changea difference that is usually pleasant
variety > pronunciation
Soundsveray'ahtiy
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English > variety: 6 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA collection containing a variety of sorts of things.
Example "he had a variety of disorders"
Synonymsassortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley
Narroweralphabet soupA confusing / confusing assortment
grab bagAn assortment of miscellaneous items
odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, gallimaufry, omnium-gatherumA motley assortment of things
rangeA variety of different things or activities
samplerAn assortment of various samples
selectionAn assortment of things from which a choice can be made
witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brewA fearsome mixture
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishmezcla, miscelánea, surtido, variedad
Catalanassortiment, miscel·lània, varietat
English > variety: 6 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningnoticeable heterogeneity.
Example "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
Synonymsdiverseness, diversity, multifariousness
Attributesunvaried, unvaryinglacking variety
variedCharacterized by variety
NarrowerbiodiversityThe diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
Broaderheterogeneity, heterogeneousnessThe quality of being diverse and not comparable / comparable in kind
Spanishdiversidad
Catalandiversitat
English > variety: 6 senses > noun 3, group
Meaning(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics / characteristics.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Part ofspecies(biology) taxonomic group whose members can interbreed
Narrowerbreed, strain, stockA special variety of domesticated animals within a species
cultivarA variety of a plant developed from a natural species and maintained under cultivation
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishvariedad
Catalanvarietat
English > variety: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA show consisting of a series of short / short unrelated performances.
Synonymvariety show
Narrowerminstrel showA variety show in which the performers are made up in blackface
revue, reviewA variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
vaudeville, music hallA variety show with songs and comic acts etc.
BroadershowA social event involving a public performance or entertainment
Spanishespectáculo de variedades, variedades, variedad
Catalanespectacle de varietats, varietats
English > variety: 6 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA category of things distinguished by some common characteristic / characteristic or quality.
Synonymskind, sort, form
NarrowerantitypeAn opposite or contrasting type
art form(architecture) a form of artistic expression / expression (such as writing or painting or architecture)
brand, makeA recognizable kind
color, colour(physics) the characteristic / characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction
descriptionsort or variety
flavor, flavour(physics) the six kinds of quarks
genreA kind of literary or artistic work
genusA general kind of something
like, ilkA kind of person
like, the like, the likes ofA similar kind
mannerA kind
modelA type of product
speciesA specific kind of something
stripeA kind or category
styleA particular kind (as to appearance)
typeA subdivision of a particular kind of thing
BroadercategoryA general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme
Spanishclase, especie, forma, género, tipo
Catalanclasse, espècie, forma, mena, tipus
English > variety: 6 senses > noun 6, attribute
MeaningA difference that is usually pleasant.
Example"he goes to France for variety"
Synonymchange
BroaderdifferenceThe quality of being unlike or dissimilar
Spanishcambio, mejora, variedad
Catalancanvi, millora, varietat

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