Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Various (Page: 1595)

Va"ri*ous (?), a. [L. varius. Cf. Vair.]

1. Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors.

So many and so various laws are given. Milton.
A wit as various, gay, grave, sage, or wild. Byron.

2. Changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable.

A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome. Dryden.
The names of mixed modes . . . are very various. Locke.

3. Variegated; diversified; not monotonous.

A happy rural seat of various view. Milton.