Synonyms for various

Synonyms for (adjective) various

Synonyms: various, several, respective

Definition: considered individually

Usage: the respective club members; specialists in their several fields; the various reports all agreed

Similar words: individual, single

Definition: being or characteristic of a single thing or person

Usage: individual drops of rain; please mark the individual pages; they went their individual ways


Synonyms: assorted, various

Definition: of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity

Usage: assorted sizes; his disguises are many and various; various experiments have failed to disprove the theory; cited various reasons for his behavior

Similar words: different

Definition: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

Usage: took different approaches to the problem; came to a different conclusion; different parts of the country; on different sides of the issue; this meeting was different from the earlier one


Synonyms: diverse, various

Definition: distinctly dissimilar or unlike

Usage: celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan; animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth

Similar words: different

Definition: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

Usage: took different approaches to the problem; came to a different conclusion; different parts of the country; on different sides of the issue; this meeting was different from the earlier one


Synonyms: various, versatile

Definition: having great diversity or variety

Usage: his various achievements are impressive; his vast and versatile erudition

Similar words: varied

Definition: characterized by variety

Usage: immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions; his work is interesting and varied