Synonyms for variety
vəˈraɪ ɪ tiva·ri·ety
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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote
A change is a passing from one state or form to another, any act or process by which a thing becomes unlike what it was before, or the unlikeness so produced; we say a change was taking place, or the change that had taken place was manifest. Mutation is a more formal word for change, often suggesting repeated or continual change; as, the mutations of fortune. Novelty is a change to what is new, or the newness of that to which a change is made; as, he was perpetually desirous of novelty. Revolution is specifically and most commonly a change of government. Variation is a partial change in form, qualities, etc., but especially in position or action; as, the variation of the magnetic needle or of the pulse. Variety is a succession of changes or an intermixture of different things, and is always thought of as agreeable. Vicissitude is sharp, sudden, or violent change, always thought of as surprising and often as disturbing or distressing; as, the vicissitudes of politics. Transition is change by passing from one place or state to another, especially in a natural, regular, or orderly way; as, the transition from spring to summer, or from youth to manhood. An innovation is a change that breaks in upon an established order or custom; as, an innovation in religion or politics. For the distinctions between the other words compare the synonyms for CHANGE, v. In the religious sense regeneration is the vital renewing of the soul by the power of the divine Spirit; conversion is the conscious and manifest change from evil to good, or from a lower to a higher spiritual state; as, in Luke xxii, 32, "when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren." In popular use conversion is the most common word to express the idea of regeneration.
alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, vicissitude
We have made a change for the better; the change from winter to spring; the change of a liquid to or into a gas; a change in quality; a change by absorption or oxidation.
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Princeton's WordNet4.5 / 2 votes
assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motleynoun
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"
salmagundi, diverseness, form, multifariousness, motley, pastiche, categorisation, diversity, categorization, florilegium, mixture, miscellany, admixture, classification, mix, change, variety show, potpourri, concoction, commixture, kind, compartmentalisation, miscellanea, smorgasbord, assortment, compartmentalization, garland, mixing, sort, medley, intermixture, mixed bag
diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, varietynoun
"a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
(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"
variety show, varietynoun
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
kind, sort, form, varietynoun
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
"sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
course, figure, flesh, frame, shape, kind, conformation, sort, chassis, physical body, multifariousness, potpourri, soma, assortment, diverseness, human body, contour, grade, sorting, cast, form, mannikin, mannequin, physique, phase, word form, change, configuration, class, variant, motley, variety show, pattern, bod, miscellany, signifier, smorgasbord, miscellanea, descriptor, salmagundi, manikin, strain, anatomy, mixture, mixed bag, var., diversity, material body, manakin, build
a difference that is usually pleasant
"he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
salmagundi, change, form, multifariousness, motley, modification, mixture, miscellany, variety show, potpourri, kind, diverseness, miscellanea, alteration, smorgasbord, assortment, sort, diversity, mixed bag
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Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety.
We have a variety of opinions across our party from A-to-Z of how this presidential campaign should unfold, and that's the beauty of our party, that we embrace a wide variety of our opinions, the chair runs the party, ultimately the chair makes those kinds of decisions.
My father used the same variety of seeds all his life - I don't, i keep an eye on the water levels in tanks (small reservoirs) before deciding which variety to use for a particular season.
Josh Billings said, It is not only the most difficult thing to know oneself, but the most inconvenient one, too. Human beings have always employed an enormous variety of clever devices for running away from themselves, and the modern world is particularly rich in such stratagems.
Age cannot wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite variety other women cloyThe appetites they feed, but she makes hungryWhere most she satisfies.
Translations for variety
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- varietatCatalan, Valencian
- odrůda, varietaCzech
- Sorte, VielfältigkeitGerman
- laji, tyyppi, kielimuoto, muutos, muunnos, muoto, muutostilaFinnish
- caochladhScottish Gaelic
- rodzaj, odmianaPolish
- variedade, variaçãoPortuguese
- varietate, fel, sort, sortimentRomanian
- сорт, разновидность, вид, разнообразиеRussian
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