Associations to the word «Vary»


VARY, verb. (transitive) To change with time or a similar parameter.
VARY, verb. (transitive) To institute a change in, from a current state; to modify.
VARY, verb. (intransitive) Not to remain constant: to change with time or a similar parameter.
VARY, verb. (of the members of a group) (intransitive) To display differences.
VARY, verb. (intransitive) To be or act different from the usual.
VARY, verb. (transitive) To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversity; to variegate.
VARY, verb. (transitive) (music) To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See variation.
VARY, verb. (obsolete) To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension.
VARY, noun. (obsolete) Alteration; change.

Dictionary definition

VARY, verb. Become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence; "her mood changes in accordance with the weather"; "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season".
VARY, verb. Be at variance with; be out of line with.
VARY, verb. Be subject to change in accordance with a variable; "Prices vary"; "His moods vary depending on the weather".
VARY, verb. Make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu".

Wise words

Trust only movement. Life happens at the level of events, not of words. Trust movement.
Alfred Adler