Synonyms for vary

Grammar : Verb
Spell : vair-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈvɛər i

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Définition of vary

Origin :
  • mid-14c. (transitive); late 14c. (intransitive), from Old French varier, from Latin variare "change, alter, make different," from varius "varied, different, spotted;" perhaps related to varus "bent, crooked, knock-kneed," and varix "varicose vein," from a PIE root *wer- (1) "high raised spot or other bodily infirmity" (cf. Old English wearte "wart," Swedish varbulde "pus swelling," Latin verruca "wart"). Related: Varied; varying.
  • verb change
Example sentences :
  • The nature of these ties must vary with the different problems of different areas.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • He was something to vary the monotony of the great solemn silence of our world.
  • Extract from : « The Long Labrador Trail » by Dillon Wallace
  • They vary in form, color, and disposition, and also in the quality of their hair.
  • Extract from : « Concerning Cats » by Helen M. Winslow
  • These are very novel, beautiful to look at, and the flavors may vary to taste.
  • Extract from : « Culture and Cooking » by Catherine Owen
  • He might vary in the expression of his belief, but the belief itself was as immovable as the mountains.
  • Extract from : « Changing Winds » by St. John G. Ervine
  • The number may vary on one side or the other, but this is a fair estimate.
  • Extract from : « The Past Condition of Organic Nature » by Thomas H. Huxley
  • And, lastly, the dispositions and voices of the birds may vary.
  • Extract from : « The Perpetuation Of Living Beings, Hereditary Transmission And Variation » by Thomas H. Huxley
  • Then vary the speed to see what the maximum charging rate is.
  • Extract from : « The Automobile Storage Battery » by O. A. Witte
  • I could vary the focal point from a few feet to several miles.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 » by Various
  • It may vary, and should vary considerably in different cases.
  • Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper

Antonyms for vary

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