Definitions for various

Definitions for (adj) various

Main entry: various, several, respective

Definition: considered individually

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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: various, versatile

Definition: having great diversity or variety

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

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