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variety

noun va·ri·e·ty \və-ˈrī-ə-tē\

: a number or collection of different things or people

: the quality or state of having or including many different things

: a particular kind of person or thing

plural va·ri·e·ties

Full Definition of VARIETY

1
:  the quality or state of having different forms or types :  multifariousness
2
:  a number or collection of different things especially of a particular class :  assortment
3
a :  something differing from others of the same general kind :  sort
b :  any of various groups of plants or animals ranking below a species :  subspecies
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Examples of VARIETY

  1. I was surprised by the variety of the choices that were available.
  2. My life needs more variety.

Origin of VARIETY

Middle French or Latin; Middle French varieté, from Latin varietat-, varietas, from varius various
First Known Use: 15th century
VARIETIES Defined for Kids

variety

noun va·ri·ety \və-ˈrī-ə-tē\
plural va·ri·et·ies

Definition of VARIETY for Kids

1
:  a collection of different things <This store sells a variety of items.>
2
:  the quality or state of having different forms or types <My diet lacks variety.>
3
:  something (as a plant or animal) that differs from others of the same general kind or of the group to which it belongs <a variety of tulip>
4
:  entertainment made up of performances (as dances and songs) that follow one another and are not related
Medical Dictionary

variety

noun va·ri·e·ty \və-ˈrī-ət-ē\
plural va·ri·e·ties

Medical Definition of VARIETY

:  any of various groups of plants or animals ranking below a species :  subspecies

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