of many different kinds purposefully arranged but lacking any uniformity
"assorted sizes"; "his disguises are many and various"; "various experiments have failed to disprove the theory"; "cited various reasons for his behavior"
respective(a), several(a), various(a)(adj)
"the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"
distinctly dissimilar or unlike
"celebrities as diverse as Bob Hope and Bob Dylan"; "animals as various as the jaguar and the cavy and the sloth"
having great diversity or variety
"his various achievements are impressive"; "his vast and versatile erudition"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Substances quite unlike are heterogeneous as regards each other. A heterogeneous mixture is one whose constituents are not only unlike in kind, but unevenly distributed; cement is composed of substances such as lime, sand, and clay, which are heterogeneous as regards each other, but the cement is said to be homogeneous if the different constituents are evenly mixed throughout, so that any one portion of the mixture is exactly like any other. A substance may fail of being homogeneous and yet not be heterogeneous, in which case it is said to be non-homogeneous or unhomogeneous; a bar of iron that contains flaws, air-bubbles, etc., or for any other reason is not of uniform structure and density throughout, tho no foreign substance be mixed with the iron, is said to be non-homogeneous. A miscellaneous mixture may or may not be heterogeneous; if the objects are alike in kind, but different in size, form, quality, use, etc., and without special order or relation, the collection is miscellaneous; if the objects differ in kind, such a mixture is also, and more strictly, heterogeneous; a pile of unassorted lumber is miscellaneous; the contents of a school-boy's pocket are commonly miscellaneous and might usually be termed heterogeneous as well. See COMPLEX.
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How to use various in a sentence?
We thought it would be interesting to identify when, where and with whom adolescents are partaking of substance use. We thought the best way to do this would be to look at various contexts - especially in the out-of-school time environment.
It's endorsing what's already being done in various countries but it isn't offering a multilateral, global vision.
It’s good that we’re now exchanging information at a very deep level between our various agencies because the threat posed by violent extremism, particularly by the Daesh death cult, is real and it is global.
We are in a very transformative period that is bigger than Donald Trump, donald Trump could change the course in various ways.
The report is merely a compilation of putative ‘tiger numbers for large areas’ put out by officials of various countries.
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- شتى, متنوع, مختلفArabic
- varisCatalan, Valencian
- moninainen, eri, vaihteleva, erilainenFinnish
- éagsúil, ilchineálach, ilghnéitheachIrish
- különböző, sokféle, különféleHungarian
- 여러 가지의Korean
- verscheiden, divers, uiteenlopendDutch
- различный, разныйRussian
- raznoliki, razniSerbo-Croatian
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