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Another word for variety

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Noun
  1. The quality of being made of many different elements, forms, kinds, or individuals

    See also:

    same

  2. A collection of various things

    See also:

    collect

  3. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

      1. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      2. The ability or power to persuade:
      3. A strongly held opinion; a conviction:
      1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
      2. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
      3. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. A group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. The species is the fundamental category of taxonomic classification, ranking below a genus or subgenus. Species names are represented in binomial nomenclature by an uncapitalized Latin adjective or noun following a capitalized genus name, as in Ananas comosus, the pineapple, and Equus caballus, the horse.
      2. A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.
      3. A set of atoms, molecules, ions, or other chemical entities that possess the same distinct characteristics with respect to a chemical process or measurement.
      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. The material world and its phenomena:
      2. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      3. The world of living things and the outdoors:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. A way of doing something or the way in which a thing is done or happens:
      2. A way of acting; bearing or behavior:
      3. The socially correct way of acting; etiquette:
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
      2. Agreeable or beneficial:
      1. Type or kind:
      2. The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name:
      1. A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the wings of birds that allows their wings to create lift.
      2. Long hair on the lower legs of a dog or horse, especially a draft horse, notably the Clydesdale breed. Narrowly only the rear hair.
      3. One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
      1. The act, process, or technique of describing.
      2. A statement or an account describing something:
      3. A pictorial representation:
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
    See also:

    group

  4. One that is slightly different from others of the same kind or designation

      1. A description or account from one point of view, especially as opposed to another:
      2. A translation of a text from another language.
      3. A translation of the entire Bible or a part of it.
      1. The act, fact, or process of varying.
      2. The extent or degree to which something varies:
      3. Something different from another of the same type:
      1. Differing from others of the same kind or from a standard:
      2. Having or exhibiting variation; varying:
      3. Something that differs from others of the same kind or from a standard, as a different spelling or pronunciation of a word.
    See also:

    same

Another word for variety

Noun
  1. Quality or state of being diverse

      1. The quality or condition of being unlike.
      2. An instance of unlikeness; a difference.
      1. The fact or quality of having many sides or facets.
      1. The quality or state of being heterogeneous.
      1. The act of leaving.
      2. A starting out, as on a trip or a new course of action.
      3. A divergence or deviation, as from an established rule, plan, or procedure:
      1. The act or process of modifying or the condition of being modified.
      2. A change or a result produced by modifying:
      3. A change undergone by a word that is borrowed from another language.
      1. To cause to be different:
      2. To give a completely different form or appearance to; transform:
      3. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction.
      2. A wavering; unsteadiness.
      3. In medicine, a wave-like motion or undulation of a fluid in a natural or abnormal cavity (e.g. pus in an abscess), which is felt during palpation or percussion.
      1. Lack of congruence.
      2. The state or quality of being incongruous.
      3. Something incongruous.
      1. The act, fact, or process of varying.
      2. The extent or degree to which something varies:
      3. Something different from another of the same type:
      1. The state of being divergent.
      2. A divergence or deviation.
      1. A collection of various items, parts, or ingredients, especially one composed of diverse literary works.
      2. A publication containing various literary works.
      1. A combination of incongruous things:
      2. A miscellaneous anthology or collection:
      3. A mixture of dried flower petals and spices used to scent the air.
      1. The act or process of mixing:
      2. The condition of being mixed:
      3. A combination of ingredients used in cooking or baking.
      1. An often jumbled assortment; a mixture:
      2. An arrangement made from a series of melodies, often from various sources.
      3. An event in competitive swimming in which backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and freestyle are swum in equal distances by an individual or as divisions of a relay race.
      1. The state or quality of being variant or variable; variation:
      2. Difference or inconsistency:
      3. The state or fact of being in disagreement or in conflict:
      1. The quality or condition of being unlike or dissimilar.
      2. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
      3. A degree or amount by which things differ:
      1. A principle of investment management that calls for spreading investments across a number of different assets, securities, and industries. Diversi-fication is important because it reduces the investor’s risk because each asset class is likely to have different risks. Diversification also can occur within asset classes, such as buying equities of both small companies and large companies, which typically move in different cyclical patterns. Companies may also diversify by selling different products or by entering different industries. A principle of investment management that calls for spreading investments across a number of different assets, securities, and industries. Diversi-fication is important because it reduces the investor’s risk because each asset class is likely to have different risks. Diversification also can occur within asset classes, such as buying equities of both small companies and large companies, which typically move in different cyclical patterns. Companies may also diversify by selling different products or by entering different industries.
      1. To cause to be different:
      2. To give a completely different form or appearance to; transform:
      3. To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
      1. The quality or condition of being diverse:
      2. The condition of having or including people from different ethnicities and social backgrounds:
      3. A variety or assortment:
  2. Sort

      1. An inherent or distinguishing characteristic; a property:
      2. A personal trait, especially a character trait:
      3. Essential character; nature:
      1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
      2. A category or class.
      3. The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
      1. A specifically defined division in a system of classification; a class.
      2. Aristotle's modes of objective being, such as quality, quantity, or relation, that are inherent in everything.
      3. Kant's modes of subjective understanding, such as singularity, universality, or particularity, that organize perceptions into knowledge.
      1. A stage or degree in a process.
      2. A position in a scale of size, quality, or intensity:
      3. An accepted level or standard.
      1. A relative position in a society.
      2. An official position or grade:
      3. A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
      1. The act, process, or technique of describing.
      2. A statement or an account describing something:
      3. A pictorial representation:
      1. The combination of mental characteristics and behavior that distinguishes a person or group.
      2. The distinguishing nature of something.
      3. Moral strength; integrity:
      1. Type or kind:
      2. The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name:
      1. Either one of a pair of organs in the dorsal region of the vertebrate abdominal cavity, functioning to maintain proper water and electrolyte balance, regulate acid-base concentration, and filter the blood of metabolic wastes, which are then excreted as urine.
      2. The kidney of certain animals, eaten as food.
      3. An excretory organ of certain invertebrates.
      1. The material world and its phenomena:
      2. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      3. The world of living things and the outdoors:
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
      2. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
      3. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
      1. The act of assorting; separation into classes.
      2. A collection of various kinds; a variety.
      1. A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children.
      2. The children of one of these groups:
      3. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      1. A unit of sociopolitical organization consisting of a number of families, clans, or other groups who share a common ancestry and culture and among whom leadership is typically neither formalized nor permanent.
      2. Any of the three divisions of the ancient Romans, namely, the Latin, Sabine, and Etruscan.
      3. Any of the 12 divisions of ancient Israel.
      1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
      2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
      3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
      1. A taxonomic category ranking below a family and above a species and designating a group of species that are presumed to be closely related and usually exhibit similar characteristics. In a scientific name, the genus name is capitalized and italicized, for example, Ovis for sheep and related animals.
      2. A class of objects divided into subordinate species having certain common attributes.
      3. A class, group, or kind with common attributes.
      1. A group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. The species is the fundamental category of taxonomic classification, ranking below a genus or subgenus. Species names are represented in binomial nomenclature by an uncapitalized Latin adjective or noun following a capitalized genus name, as in Ananas comosus, the pineapple, and Equus caballus, the horse.
      2. A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.
      3. A set of atoms, molecules, ions, or other chemical entities that possess the same distinct characteristics with respect to a chemical process or measurement.
      1. The act or process of dividing.
      2. The state of having been divided.
      3. The operation of determining how many times one quantity is contained in another; the inverse of multiplication.
      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
      1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
      2. Agreeable or beneficial: