HyperDic: various

English > 4 senses of the word various:
ADJECTIVEallvarious, assortedof many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
allvarious, respective, severalconsidered individually
allvarious, diversedistinctly dissimilar / dissimilar or unlike
allvarious, versatilehaving great diversity or variety
various > pronunciation
Soundsveh'riyahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > various: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity.
Examples
  • "his disguises are many and various"
  • "various experiments have failed to disprove the theory"
  • "cited various reasons for his behavior"
Synonymassorted
BroaderdifferentUnlike in nature or quality or form or degree
Spanishsurtido, variado
English > various: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningConsidered individually.
Example "the various reports all agreed"
Synonymsrespective, several
Broaderindividual, singleBeing or characteristic of a single thing or person
Spanishrespectivo
Catalanrespectiu
English > various: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdistinctly dissimilar / dissimilar or unlike.
Example "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
Synonymdiverse
BroaderdifferentUnlike in nature or quality or form or degree
Spanishdiverso, vario
Adverbsvariouslyin diverse ways
English > various: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningHaving great diversity or variety.
Example"his various achievements are impressive"
Synonymversatile
BroadervariedCharacterized by variety
Spanishdiverso, variado, vario, versátil
Catalandivers, vari, variat

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