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Synonyms for variety
vəˈraɪ ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, variety(noun)

    noticeable heterogeneity

    "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"

    Synonyms:
    salmagundi, change, form, multifariousness, motley, diversity, mixture, miscellany, variety show, potpourri, kind, diverseness, miscellanea, smorgasbord, assortment, sort, mixed bag

  3. variety(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"

    Synonyms:
    salmagundi, change, form, multifariousness, motley, mixture, miscellany, variety show, potpourri, kind, diverseness, miscellanea, smorgasbord, assortment, sort, diversity, mixed bag

  4. variety show, variety(noun)

    a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

    Synonyms:
    salmagundi, change, form, multifariousness, motley, mixture, miscellany, variety show, potpourri, kind, diverseness, miscellanea, smorgasbord, assortment, sort, diversity, mixed bag

  5. kind, sort, form, variety(noun)

    a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

    "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"

    Synonyms:
    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

  6. variety, change(noun)

    a difference that is usually pleasant

    "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"

    Synonyms:
    salmagundi, change, form, multifariousness, motley, modification, mixture, miscellany, variety show, potpourri, kind, diverseness, miscellanea, alteration, smorgasbord, assortment, sort, diversity, mixed bag

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variety(n)

    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.

    Synonyms:
    alteration, change, change, conversion, diversity, innovation, mutation, novelty, regeneration, renewal, renewing, revolution, transformation, transition, transmutation, variation, vicissitude

    Antonyms:
    constancy, continuance, firmness, fixedness, fixity, identity, invariability, permanence, persistence, steadiness, unchangeableness, uniformity

    Preposition:
    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. variety

    Synonyms:
    difference, diversity, medley, miscellany, multiplicity, multiformity, abnormity

    Antonyms:
    uniformity, species, type, specimen

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. variety(n.)

    Synonyms:
    diversity, difference

  2. variety(n.)

    Synonyms:
    multiplicity, multiformity, multifariousness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. variety(n)

    Synonyms:
    diversity, diversification, multiplicity, variousness, assortment, collection, kind, class, species

How to pronounce variety?

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How to use variety in a sentence?

  1. Dai Zhihao:

    Although new production capacity construction has been restricted well, the elimination of existing capacity has been held back for a variety of reasons and it is hard to be optimistic.

  2. Elizabeth Wagmeister:

    Fox Business Network anchor Melissa Francis said a friend of hers had been sexually assaulted by an NBC executive when she was at the network. NBC has not contacted the Variety reporters about any internal investigation that the network may, or may not, be launching into the situation, despite the fact that the duo has built up, arguably, the largest collection of damaging information from Lauer’s accusers. People are really shocked right now.

  3. Armando Iannucci:

    There's so much of a debate at the moment about what Britain is and what Britain is not and how it's excluding and how it's isolating itself, i wanted to celebrate what I feel Britain is, which is something much more lively and vibrant and cheery - the comedy heritage, the literary heritage, the variety, the arts.

  4. Justice Department:

    For years, in a variety of ways, this foreign company facilitated trade with Iran and Sudan from Sugar Land, Texas, today's announcement should send a clear message to all global companies with a U.S. presence: whether your employees are from the U.S. or abroad, when they are in the United States, they will abide by our laws or you will be held accountable.

  5. Pat Boone:

    The Associated Press, Hollywood Reporter, Variety — they all ran with the headline, ‘Pat Boone refuses to kiss leading lady,’ and they assumed for religious reasons, and it wasn’t! I just wanted to stay married. And my wife gave me permission. I know it sounds naive now, but she said, ‘I can live with it if you kiss Shirley Jones, but just don’t try to enjoy it.'.


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