Definition of Variety

1. Noun. A collection containing a variety of sorts of things. "A veritable smorgasbord of religions"




2. Noun. Noticeable heterogeneity. "The range and variety of his work is amazing"
Exact synonyms: Diverseness, Diversity, Multifariousness
Generic synonyms: Heterogeneity, Heterogeneousness
Specialized synonyms: Biodiversity
Attributes: Varied, Unvaried, Unvarying
Derivative terms: Diverse, Diverse, Diverse, Diversify, Multifarious

3. Noun. (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics. "Varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Generic synonyms: Taxon, Taxonomic Category, Taxonomic Group
Specialized synonyms: Breed, Stock, Strain, Cultivar
Group relationships: Species

4. Noun. A show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances.
Exact synonyms: Variety Show
Generic synonyms: Show
Specialized synonyms: Minstrel Show, Review, Revue, Music Hall, Vaudeville

5. Noun. A category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality. "What kinds of desserts are there?"
Exact synonyms: Form, Kind, Sort
Generic synonyms: Category
Specialized synonyms: Description, Type, Antitype, Art Form, Style, Flavor, Flavour, Color, Colour, Species, Genus, Brand, Make, Genre, Ilk, Like, Manner, Model, Stripe, Like, The Like, The Likes Of
Derivative terms: Sort

6. Noun. A difference that is usually pleasant. "It is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
Exact synonyms: Change
Generic synonyms: Difference

Definition of Variety

1. n. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness.

2. n. Such entertainment as in given in variety shows; the production of, or performance in, variety shows.

3. n. The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness.

4. n. Such entertainment as in given in variety shows; the production of, or performance in, variety shows.

Definition of Variety

1. Noun. A specific variation of something ¹

2. Noun. A state of constant change ¹

3. Noun. (taxonomy) A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species and subspecies. ¹

4. Noun. (cybernetics) The total number of distinct states of a system. ¹

5. Noun. (cybernetics) Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system. ¹

6. Noun. (linguistics) a term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level. ¹

7. Noun. (algebra) The class of all algebraic structures of a given signature satisfying a given set of identities. ¹

8. Noun. (rare spelling of variety) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Variety

1. something differing from others of the same general kind [n -ETIES]

Medical Definition of Variety

1. A taxonomic rank below subspecies in botany, varieties are usually the result of selective breeding and diverge from the parent species or subspecies in relatively minor ways. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Variety

variegations
variegator
variegators
varient
varients
varier
variers
varies
variest
varietal
varietally
varietals
varieth
varieties
variety (current term)
variety is the spice of life
variety meat
variety show
variety store
variety stores
varified
varifies
varifocal
varifocal lens
varifocals
varifold
varifolds
variform
variformed

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