(adjective, verb)


1. characterized by variety

- immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions

- his work is interesting and varied

Similar word(s): heterogeneous, heterogenous, modified, different, miscellaneous, multifaceted, multifarious, omnifarious, varicolored, varicoloured, variegated, variform, variable, varying, various, versatile

2. widely different

- varied motives prompt people to join a political party

- varied ethnic traditions of the immigrants

Similar word(s): diversified

3. broken away from sameness or identity or duplication

- her quickly varied answers indicated uncertainty

Similar word(s): changed


1. simple past tense and past participle of vary