noun, plural va·ri·e·ties.
SYNONYMS FOR variety
QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS
Origin of variety
usage note for variety
OTHER WORDS FROM varietynon·va·ri·e·ty, noun, plural non·va·ri·e·ties.o·ver·va·ri·e·ty, nounsub·va·ri·e·ty, noun, plural sub·va·ri·e·ties.
Example sentences from the Web for variety
After checking out a few more varieties, she lands on one that feels close enough to home.
His observations of the many varieties of Finch birds in the Galapagos Island led him to solidify his theory of natural selection.‘Gods of Suburbia’: Dina Goldstein’s Arresting Photo Series on Religion vs. Consumerism|Dina Goldstein|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That requires investments, in schools and in infrastructure of both the physical and telecom varieties.
Some varieties of kale grow to a height of six or seven feet.
And its unsweetened varieties can be very hydrating (assuming you like its unique taste).
The segments of the corolla are pointed but on some varieties unequal, particularly that of Shiraz tobacco.
As there are still many varieties of the plant grown in America, so there doubtless was when cultivated by the Indians.
We can readily see how this might have been, from numerous experiments made with both American and European varieties.
As a rule, however, even in the case of extreme varieties, a careful examination of the specimen will enable it to be identified.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Botanists have enumerated between forty and fifty varieties of the tobacco plant who class them all among the narcotic poisons.
British Dictionary definitions for variety
noun plural -ties
- taxonomy a race whose distinct characters are insufficient to justify classification as a separate species; a subspecies
- horticulture stockbreeding a strain of animal or plant produced by artificial breeding
- entertainment consisting of a series of short unrelated performances or acts, such as comedy turns, songs, dances, sketches, etc
- (as modifier)a variety show