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Varied definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VA'RIED, pp. of vary. Altered; partially changed; changed.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied" [ant: unvaried, unvarying]
2: widely different; "varied motives prompt people to join a political party"; "varied ethnic traditions of the immigrants" [syn: varied, wide-ranging]
3: broken away from sameness or identity or duplication; "her quickly varied answers indicated uncertainty"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1588 1. various, diverse <many and varied comments> 2. variegated 1 variedly adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. showing variety; diverse. Derivatives: variedly adv.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Vary Va"ry, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Varied; p. pr. & vb. n. Varying.] [OE. varien, F. varier, L. variare, fr. varius various. See Various, and cf. Variate.] 1. To change the aspect of; to alter in form, appearance, substance, position, or the like; to make different by a partial change; to modify; as, to vary the properties, proportions, or nature of a thing; to vary a posture or an attitude; to vary one's dress or opinions. Shall we vary our device at will, Even as new occasion appears? --Spenser. 2. To change to something else; to transmute; to exchange; to alternate. Gods, that never change their state, Vary oft their love and hate. --Waller. We are to vary the customs according to the time and country where the scene of action lies. --Dryden. 3. To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversity; to variegate. God hath varied their inclinations. --Sir T. Browne. God hath here Varied his bounty so with new delights. --Milton. 4. (Mus.) To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See Variation, 4.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Varied Va"ried, a. Changed; altered; various; diversified; as, a varied experience; varied interests; varied scenery. -- Va"ried*ly, adv. The varied fields of science, ever new. --Cowper.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Something that is varied consists of things of different types, sizes, or qualities. It is essential that your diet is varied and balanced... = diverse ADJ see also vary

Moby Thesaurus

amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious, assorted, at odds, at variance, blended, combined, complex, composite, compound, compounded, conglomerate, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, dappled, departing, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, eclectic, equivocal, fifty-fifty, half-and-half, heterogeneous, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, indiscriminate, inharmonious, intricate, ironic, irreconcilable, jumbled, many, many and various, many-sided, medley, mingled, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, multifaceted, multifarious, multinational, multiracial, of all sorts, patchy, pluralistic, poles apart, poles asunder, promiscuous, scrambled, separate, separated, several, sundry, syncretic, thrown together, unconformable, unequal, unlike, variant, variegated, various, varying, widely apart, worlds apart



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