Noun Definition


1.Definition: (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

Category: General

2.Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

Related Noun(s):form, kind, sort

Category: General

3.Definition: a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

"A great assortment of cars was on display", "He had a variety of disorders", "A veritable smorgasbord of religions"

Related Noun(s):assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi

Category: General

4.Definition: a difference that is usually pleasant

"He goes to France for variety", "It is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"

Related Noun(s):change

Category: General

5.Definition: a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

Category: General

6.Definition: noticeable heterogeneity

"A diversity of possibilities", "The range and variety of his work is amazing"

Related Noun(s):diverseness, diversity, multifariousness

Category: General