1.Definition: (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristicsCategory: General
2.Definition: a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
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, salmagundiCategory: 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):changeCategory: General
6.Definition: noticeable heterogeneity
"A diversity of possibilities", "The range and variety of his work is amazing"
Related Noun(s):diverseness, diversity, multifariousnessCategory: General