various

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Borrowed from Middle French varieux, from Latin varius (manifold, diverse, various, party-colored, variegated, also changing, changeable, fickle, etc.).

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various

  1. More than one (of an indeterminate set of things).
    Various books have been taken.
    There are various ways to fix the problem.
    You have broken various of the rules.

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various (not comparable)

  1. Having a broad range (of different elements).
    The reasons are various.
  2. (dated) That varies or differs from others; variant; different.
    a various reading of a Biblical text

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