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vary

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of vary

  1. 1 to be unlike; to not be the same <opinions by experts on the subject vary> Synonyms contrast, differRelated Words deviate, diverge, divide, fluctuate, separateNear Antonyms accord, agree, conform, correspondAntonyms compare, match

  2. 2 to make different in some way <varied the method occasionally for the sake of experimentation> Synonyms alter, make over, modify, recast, redo, refashion, remake, remodel, revamp, revise, rework, changeRelated Words deform, metamorphose, mutate; regenerate, revolutionize, transfigure, transform, transmute; commute, convert, exchange; rejigger, retoolAntonyms fix, freeze, set, stabilize

  3. 3 to occur within a continuous range of variation <the appliance store is offering discounts that vary from 10 to 40 percent, depending upon the brand> Synonyms go, range, runRelated Words alternate, fluctuate, move, shift; change, mutate; extend, reach, stretch, sweep

  4. 4 to pass from one form, state, or level to another <terrain that constantly varied as we traveled from the coast to the interior> Synonyms fluctuate, mutate, shift, snap, changeRelated Words metamorphose, morph, transmute; better, improve; deteriorate, worsen; turn around; seesaw, teeter, vacillate, waverAntonyms plateau, stabilize




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