Definitions for variety

Definitions for (noun) variety

Main entry: multifariousness, diverseness, diversity, variety

Definition: noticeable heterogeneity

Usage: a diversity of possibilities; the range and variety of his work is amazing

Main entry: change, variety

Definition: a difference that is usually pleasant

Usage: he goes to France for variety; it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic

Main entry: form, kind, sort, variety

Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

Usage: sculpture is a form of art; what kinds of desserts are there?

Main entry: variety, variety show

Definition: a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

Main entry: variety

Definition: (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

Usage: varieties are frequently recognized in botany

Main entry: smorgasbord, salmagundi, assortment, potpourri, variety, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley

Definition: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

Usage: a great assortment of cars was on display; he had a variety of disorders; a veritable smorgasbord of religions

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