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var·y

 (vâr′ē, văr′ē)
v. var·ied (-ēd), var·y·ing, var·ies (-ēz)
v.intr.
1. To undergo or show change: The temperature varied throughout the day.
2. To deviate from a standard or expectation: behavior that varies from the norm.
3. To have a range of different qualities or amounts: Shirt sizes vary from small to extra large.
v.tr.
1. To make or cause changes in; modify or alter: vary the speed of the drill.
2. To give variety to; make diverse: vary one's diet.

[Middle English varien, to undergo change, from Old French varier, from Latin variāre, from varius, various.]

var′y·ing·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.varying - marked by diversity or differencevarying - marked by diversity or difference; "the varying angles of roof slope"; "nature is infinitely variable"
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"

varying

adjective
1. different, contrasting, inconsistent, varied, distinct, diverse, assorted, disparate, dissimilar, distinguishable, discrepant, streets apart Reporters gave varying figures on the number of casualties.
2. changing, variable, irregular, inconsistent, fluctuating The green table lamp flickered with varying intensity.
changing fixed, consistent, unchanging, settled, regular, monotonous, unvarying
Translations

varying

[ˈvɛərɪɪŋ] ADJ [amounts] → distinto; [periods of time] → variado; [ages, shades, sizes] → diverso
with varying degrees of successcon más o menos éxito
in or to varying degreesen mayor o menor grado

varying

[ˈvɛəriɪŋ] adjvariable

varying

adj (= changing)veränderlich; (= different)unterschiedlich; our different results were due to varying conditionsunsere verschiedenen Resultate beruhten auf unterschiedlichen Voraussetzungen; the varying weather conditions heredie veränderlichen Wetterverhältnisse hier; with varying degrees of successmit unterschiedlichem Erfolg; to varying degreesmehr oder weniger; in varying degreesmehr oder minder; of varying degrees of complexityunterschiedlich komplex, von unterschiedlicher Komplexität; of varying sizes/abilities/agesunterschiedlich groß/begabt/alt

varying

[ˈvɛərɪɪŋ] adjvariabile, che varia
with varying degrees of success → con più o meno successo
References in classic literature ?
The moon, by her comparative proximity, and the constantly varying appearances produced by her several phases, has always occupied a considerable share of the attention of the inhabitants of the earth.
So, the student of war who is unversed in the art of war of varying his plans, even though he be acquainted with the Five Advantages, will fail to make the best use of his men.
Who that cares much to know the history of man, and how the mysterious mixture behaves under the varying experiments of Time, has not dwelt, at least briefly, on the life of Saint Theresa, has not smiled with some gentleness at the thought of the little girl walking forth one morning hand-in-hand with her still smaller brother, to go and seek martyrdom in the country of the Moors?
Rank grass, waist high, grows upon the plain of Phutra--the gorgeous flowering grass of the inner world, each particular blade of which is tipped with a tiny, five-pointed blossom--brilliant little stars of varying colors that twinkle in the green foliage to add still another charm to the weird, yet lovely, land-scape.
As many more individuals of each species are born than can possibly survive; and as, consequently, there is a frequently recurring struggle for existence, it follows that any being, if it vary however slightly in any manner profitable to itself, under the complex and sometimes varying conditions of life, will have a better chance of surviving, and thus be naturally selected.
He who does otherwise is either overthrown by flatterers, or is so often changed by varying opinions that he falls into contempt.
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The civil protection commission of the Ministry of Emergency Situations revealed varying degrees of damages of 56 social facilities and 685 residential buildings in Batken and Osh oblasts.
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In this instance, the judges were impressed by the calmness and serenity of the oratory space, with its shades of Tadao Ando, not to mention Le Corbusier, in its exploitation of concrete and varying types of light.
This is an advantage as it is often necessary to vary material flow during the pour to accommodate the varying features of intricate automotive parts.
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