variety
Pronunciation
  • enPR: və-rīʹĭ-tē, IPA: /vəˈɹaɪ.ɪ.ti/
Noun

variety

  1. The quality of being varied; diversity.
    Variety is the spice of life.
    Antonyms: sameness
  2. A specific variation of something.
  3. A number of different things.
    Synonyms: array, assortment
  4. A state of constant change.
  5. (taxonomy) A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species and subspecies.
  6. (cybernetics) The total number of distinct states of a system.
  7. (cybernetics) Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system.
  8. (linguistics) A term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level.
  9. (algebra, esp. universal algebra) The class of all algebraic structures of a given signature satisfying a given set of identities.
  10. The kind of theatrical entertainment given in variety shows.
  11. The production of, or performance in, variety shows.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • Russian: разнообра́зие
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