Definition of varied in English:



  • Incorporating a number of different types or elements; showing variation or variety.

    ‘the phenomena were very varied’
    ‘a long and varied career’
    • ‘The use of layered hand-made paper of different quality gives varied texture to the painting.’
    • ‘South Africa has a very varied landscape, and it's pretty spectacular.’
    • ‘The job is so varied with different things constantly cropping up.’
    • ‘Frank Delaney has had a long and varied career as a broadcaster and writer.’
    • ‘Blending elements from varied genres - crime thriller, road movie, noir - Fabio Segatori's picture is somewhat of an oddity.’
    • ‘Michael Bassett has had a rich and varied career, both in politics and history.’
    • ‘Most critically, they eat fewer calories and a more varied overall diet.’
    • ‘His work was highly varied, but he became best known for his ingenious use of scrap material.’
    • ‘Contestants come from all over the country, from many and varied backgrounds.’
    • ‘The artistic elements are rich and varied, reflecting changing aesthetics as well as technological advances.’
    • ‘The concert will include a varied programme with music to suit all tastes.’
    • ‘Many and varied are the causes of homelessness and to try to document them in such a short space would be nigh on impossible.’
    • ‘Indeed, it is the different styles and varied voices that are the strength of this book.’
    • ‘He set a very high standard for the many different and varied tasks that he undertook on and for the whole estate.’
    • ‘A country no bigger than Wales, it has some of the most varied landscapes and wildlife on Earth.’
    • ‘But the infantryman's chances varied considerably depending on which division he was in.’
    • ‘We need an online forum where young men with varied interests and different backgrounds can discuss and learn from each other's lives.’
    • ‘Make soy just one element of a varied, balanced diet.’
    • ‘For the unpretentious, self-effacing actor he was, Joel McCrea had a remarkably varied career.’
    • ‘The varied contributions reflect the different concerns of their authors.’
    • ‘My career has been very varied and interesting, especially working in different parts of London.’
    • ‘I'm much more interested in a career where you can move anywhere and do lots of varied, different things.’
    • ‘In the Territory, we have 200,000 people from different cultures and varied backgrounds and around 26,000 of them live in Alice Springs.’
    diverse, assorted, diversified, differing, miscellaneous, mixed, motley, sundry, jumbled, haphazard, heterogeneous, manifold, wide-ranging, disparate, variegated, multifarious
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