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Adjective: varied  veh-reed
  1. Characterized by variety
    "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"
     
  2. Widely different
    "varied ethnic traditions of the immigrants"; "varied motives prompt people to join a political party";
    - wide-ranging
     
  3. Broken away from sameness, identity or duplication
    "her quickly varied answers indicated uncertainty"
Verb: vary  veh-ree
  1. Become different in some particular way
    "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season";
    - change, alter
     
  2. Be at variance with; be out of line with
    - deviate, diverge, depart
     
  3. Be subject to change in accordance with a variable
    "Prices vary"; "His moods vary depending on the weather"
     
  4. Make something more diverse and varied
    "Vary the menu";
    - variegate, motley

See also: changed, different, diverseness, diversified, diversity, heterogeneous, heterogenous [non-standard], many-sided, miscellaneous, modified, multifaceted, multifarious, multifariousness, omnifarious, variable, varicolored [US], varicoloured [Brit, Cdn], variegated, variety, variform, various, varying, versatile

Type of: differ, diversify

Antonym: unvaried

Encyclopedia: Varied

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