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  Definition of variety
  1. noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
  2. a difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
  3. a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
  4. a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
  5. (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differe from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; "varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
  6. a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
Similar Words: diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, change, kind, sort, form, variety show, assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley

 

Hyponyms: biodiversity, description, type, antitype, art form, style, flavor, flavour, color, colour, species, genus, brand, make, genre, ilk, manner, model, stripe, the like, the likes of, revue, review, vaudeville, music hall, breed, strain, stock, cultivar, grab bag, witches' brew, witches' broth, witch's brew, range, selection, odds and ends, oddments, melange, farrago, ragbag, hodgepodge, mishmash, mingle-mangle, hotchpotch, omnium-gatherum, alphabet soup, sampler

 

Attributes: varied, unvaried, unvarying

 

Part Meronyms: species

 

Derivational Morphology: diversify, classify, class, sort, assort, sort out, separate, vary, variegate, motley, blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge

 

 
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