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Definition 1: distinctly dissimilar or unlike - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where various or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan
  • animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth

Synonyms for various in the sense of this definition

(various is similar to ...) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

"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"

Definition 2: considered individually - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where various or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the respective club members
  • specialists in their several fields
  • the various reports all agreed

Synonyms for various in the sense of this definition

(various is similar to ...) being or characteristic of a single thing or person

"individual drops of rain" "please mark the individual pages" "they went their individual ways"

Definition 3: of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where various or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for various in the sense of this definition

(various is similar to ...) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

"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"

Definition 4: having great diversity or variety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where various or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his various achievements are impressive
  • his vast and versatile erudition

Synonyms for various in the sense of this definition

(various is similar to ...) characterized by variety

"immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions" "his work is interesting and varied"

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