Synonyms for (noun) variety

Synonyms: multifariousness, diverseness, diversity, variety

Definition: noticeable heterogeneity

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

Similar words: heterogeneity, heterogeneousness

Definition: the quality of being diverse and not comparable in kind


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: difference

Definition: the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

Usage: there are many differences between jazz and rock


Synonyms: 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?

Similar words: category

Definition: a general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme


Synonyms: variety, variety show

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

Similar words: show

Definition: a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

Usage: they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group

Definition: animal or plant group having natural relations


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: aggregation, accumulation, assemblage, collection

Definition: several things grouped together or considered as a whole