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synonyms for various

  • assorted
  • different
  • discrete
  • disparate
  • distinct
  • diverse
  • diversified
  • individual
  • numerous
  • separate
  • sundry
  • varied
  • all manner of
  • changeable
  • changing
  • distinctive
  • heterogeneous
  • legion
  • manifold
  • many
  • many-sided
  • multifarious
  • multitudinal
  • multitudinous
  • omnifarious
  • peculiar
  • populous
  • several
  • unalike
  • unequal
  • unlike
  • variant
  • variegated
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antonyms for various

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  • alike
  • combined
  • connected
  • joined
  • like
  • resembling
  • same
  • similar
  • uniform
  • united
  • individual
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The adjective various stresses the multiplicity of sorts or instances of a thing or a class of things: various sorts of seaweed; busy with various duties. Different emphasizes separateness and dissimilarity: two different (or differing) versions of the same story. Distinct implies a uniqueness that is clear and unmistakable: plans similar in objective but distinct in method. Diverse, in describing ideas or opinions, suggests degrees of difference that may be at odds or challenging to reconcile: diverse views on how the area should be zoned.

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How to use various in a sentence

A letter from Fajardo to the king (December 10, 1621) concerns various matters of administration and business.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Various impulses urged him into a pouring flood of words; yet he gave expression to none of them.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He accuses the latter of various illegal and crafty acts, among them sending contraband gold and jewels to Mexico.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The night passed amid various excursions on the part of Aristide and alarms on the part of Jean.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
No young Cave Swallows were taken and gonads of adults were in various stages of reproductive activity.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
He invites various players to make the cards; this is done in rather a perfunctory manner.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
So much for the attitude of the various schools of religious thought towards the Bible.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Dramatic adaptation in expressing various characters, emotions, and motives is potentially very great.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Various matters mentioned by the governor receive perfunctory and formal answers.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Baroness Schopenhauer died at Jena; a woman of talent and celebrity, and author of various works, which were collected in 24 vols.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VARIOUS

  • a couple
  • a few
  • defined
  • divers
  • express
  • individual
  • many
  • marked
  • numerous
  • one
  • particular
  • precise
  • regular
  • several
  • singular
  • some
  • special
  • specific
  • specified
  • sundry
  • upwards of
  • various
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