Meaning of varied in English:


Pronunciation /ˈvɛːrɪd/

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  • Incorporating a number of different types or elements; showing variation or variety.

    ‘the phenomena were very varied’
    • ‘a long and varied career’
    • ‘I'm much more interested in a career where you can move anywhere and do lots of varied, different things.’
    • ‘In the Territory, we have 200,000 people from different cultures and varied backgrounds and around 26,000 of them live in Alice Springs.’
    • ‘We need an online forum where young men with varied interests and different backgrounds can discuss and learn from each other's lives.’
    • ‘The use of layered hand-made paper of different quality gives varied texture to the painting.’
    • ‘He set a very high standard for the many different and varied tasks that he undertook on and for the whole estate.’
    • ‘My career has been very varied and interesting, especially working in different parts of London.’
    • ‘Make soy just one element of a varied, balanced diet.’
    • ‘The artistic elements are rich and varied, reflecting changing aesthetics as well as technological advances.’
    • ‘The varied contributions reflect the different concerns of their authors.’
    • ‘Indeed, it is the different styles and varied voices that are the strength of this book.’
    • ‘Blending elements from varied genres - crime thriller, road movie, noir - Fabio Segatori's picture is somewhat of an oddity.’
    • ‘Michael Bassett has had a rich and varied career, both in politics and history.’
    • ‘Most critically, they eat fewer calories and a more varied overall diet.’
    • ‘For the unpretentious, self-effacing actor he was, Joel McCrea had a remarkably varied career.’
    • ‘His work was highly varied, but he became best known for his ingenious use of scrap material.’
    • ‘A country no bigger than Wales, it has some of the most varied landscapes and wildlife on Earth.’
    • ‘South Africa has a very varied landscape, and it's pretty spectacular.’
    • ‘Frank Delaney has had a long and varied career as a broadcaster and writer.’
    • ‘Contestants come from all over the country, from many and varied backgrounds.’
    • ‘The concert will include a varied programme with music to suit all tastes.’
    • ‘But the infantryman's chances varied considerably depending on which division he was in.’
    • ‘The job is so varied with different things constantly cropping up.’
    • ‘Many and varied are the causes of homelessness and to try to document them in such a short space would be nigh on impossible.’
    diverse, assorted, diversified, differing, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry, jumbled, haphazard, heterogeneous, manifold, wide-ranging, disparate, variegated, multifarious
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