Definition of various
1 : of an indefinite number greater than one stop at various towns
4 : varicolored birds of various plumage
5 : having a number of different aspects or characteristics a various place
Examples of various in a Sentence
He has lived in places as various as New York and Beijing.
for their various and bizarrely shaped plumage, males of the bird of paradise species have few rivals
Recent Examples of various from the Web
Industry groups representing the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon.com Inc., and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have used various arguments to defeat or weaken proposals.
In the past year, HRDC has sent 158 books to various prisoners held by the correctional department.
Brandyberry said a long-term goal is to partner with various organizations to provide programming for adults as well.
There is no reason to believe the various GOP senators who are on the record opposing a straight repeal will suddenly change their minds.
DAC is not responsible for final approvals of the project, but the various agencies –
Brooks said plaque donors have chosen various reasons to participate and some turn the unveiling into a reason to gather and celebrate.
Myles said the MCSO typically has around 30,000 various warrants to be served around the county at any given time.
According to the lawsuit, Missouri Alliance for Freedom asked Galloway’s office to produce various records.
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Synonym Discussion of various
Definition of various
: an indefinite number of separate individuals greater than one have read various of her essays
First Known Use of various
VARIOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of various for English Language Learners
—used to refer to several different or many different things, people, etc.
: different from each other
VARIOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of various for Students
1 : of different kinds On the walls, repeated in various colors, hung several portraits of Queen Victoria … — Mary Norton, The Borrowers
2 : different one from another : unlike The projects are in various stages of completion.
3 : made up of an indefinite number greater than one Various church groups called meetings. — Richard Peck, A Year Down Yonder
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