Definition of variety


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • variety is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 13 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • variety is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 13 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of variety

  • a collection containing a variety of sorts of things (noun)

    Examples

    1. he had a variety of disorders

    Synonyms

    1. assortment
    2. miscellanea
    3. miscellany
    4. mixed bag
    5. mixture
    6. motley
    7. potpourri
    8. salmagundi
    9. smorgasbord

  • a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. variety show

  • a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. form
    2. kind
    3. sort

  • noticeable heterogeneity (noun)

    Examples

    1. the range and variety of his work is amazing

    Synonyms

    1. diverseness
    2. diversity
    3. multifariousness

  • a difference that is usually pleasant (noun)

    Examples

    1. he goes to France for variety

    Synonyms

    1. change

  • (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics (noun)

See definition of variety in Merriam Webster