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various definition

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This page has 3 definitions of various in English. Various is a determiner and adjective. Examples of how to use various in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French varieux, from Latin varius (manifold, diverse, various, parti-colored, variegated, also changing, changeable, fickle, etc.).

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various

  1. More than one (of an indeterminate set of things).
    Various books have been taken.
    There are various ways to fix the problem.
    You have broken various of the rules.

Adjective

various (not comparable)

  1. Having a broad range (of different elements).
    The reasons are various.
  2. (dated) That varies or differs from others; variant; different.
    a various reading of a Biblical text

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