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variety

va·ri·e·ty

variety

 
pronunciation:
v raI ti
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: varieties
definition 1: change or difference; diversity.
Without variety, the school day would be boring.
synonyms:
diversity
similar words:
assortment, contrast, difference
definition 2: a number of different things in a group or class.
There was a large variety of people at the party.
synonyms:
assortment, diversity, medley
similar words:
collection, mixture, selection
definition 3: a particular type within a category.
What variety of apple is this?
 
synonyms:
kind, nature, sort, type
similar words:
brand, category, class, description, form, genus, style
Word Parts
The word variety contains the following part:
var Latin root that means different