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[ vair-eed ]


  1. characterized by or exhibiting variety; various; diverse; diversified:

    varied backgrounds.

  2. changed; altered:

    a varied estimate.

  3. having several different colors; variegated.


/ ˈvɛərɪd /


  1. displaying or characterized by variety; diverse
  2. modified or altered

    the amount may be varied without notice

  3. varicoloured; variegated

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Derived Forms

  • ˈvariedly, adverb
  • ˈvariedness, noun

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Other Words From

  • varied·ly adverb
  • varied·ness noun
  • non·varied adjective
  • un·varied adjective
  • well-varied adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of varied1

First recorded in 1580–90; vary + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

“There are different levels of what a pandemic clause could be, from greater flexibility to full cancelation to varied or staggered orders dates versus the traditional market deadlines,” said a fourth agency executive.

From Digiday

Though Wilke joined Amazon the same year as Clark, 1999, he had already had a varied career including writing software at Andersen Consulting and as a vice president and general manager of pharmaceutical fine chemicals at AlliedSignal.

From Fortune

Crucially, this is achieved by first exposing the CNN to a large dataset of varied facial images.

As a behavioral neurobiologist and author, I think this search is misguided because human brains are so varied.

Safely returning to full observing, in all its varied modern forms, is crucial for scientific progress.

Since 1987, there have been roughly 1,300 cases filed under the blasphemy laws, according to varied reports.

Do the varied autopsy reports support or contradict witness testimony?

Those needs varied depending on where respondents were in the kink universe.

When a country spreads over a large and varied land mass, connections can be as important as resources.

When it came to the type of gun kids would be able to shoot once they got there, the answers varied wildly.

In cross-section the burrows varied from round (three inches in diameter) to oval (three inches high and four inches wide).

New France has an exceedingly varied sea-coast, indented by bays and rivers, broken and irregular.

The Swiss soon found out that in Hephzibah he was dealing with a truthful girl; for the tale, though oft repeated, never varied.

His expletives were varied, vivid and inexhaustible, and the turbid stream was easily set flowing.

Here again we have the landscape of Lorraine and the eternal and infinitely varied theme of rural labour.


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