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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: the condition or quality of being varied; diversity.
synonyms:
change, diversity
antonyms:
tedium, uniformity
similar words:
assortment, contrast, difference, disparity, nonuniformity, variance, variation
definition 2: a number of different items in a group or category.
a large variety of people
synonyms:
assortment, conglomeration, diversity, mélange, medley
similar words:
collection, hodgepodge, miscellany, mixture, motley, omnium-gatherum, selection
definition 3: a specific type within a category.
What variety of apple is this?
 
synonyms:
genre, kind, nature, sort, species, type
similar words:
brand, breed, category, class, classification, description, form, genus, manner, style
Word Parts
The word variety contains the following part:
var Latin root that means different