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v. var·ied (-ēd), var·y·ing, var·ies (-ēz)
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.
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.]
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|Adj.||1.||varying - 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"
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1. different, contrasting, inconsistent, varied, distinct, diverse, assorted, disparate, dissimilar, distinguishable, discrepant, streets apart Reporters gave varying figures on the number of casualties.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
varying[ˈvɛərɪɪŋ] ADJ [amounts] → distinto; [periods of time] → variado; [ages, shades, sizes] → diverso
with varying degrees of success → con más o menos éxito
in or to varying degrees → en mayor o menor grado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
varying[ˈvɛəriɪŋ] adj → variable
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
adj (= changing) → veränderlich; (= different) → unterschiedlich; our different results were due to varying conditions → unsere verschiedenen Resultate beruhten auf unterschiedlichen Voraussetzungen; the varying weather conditions here → die veränderlichen Wetterverhältnisse hier; with varying degrees of success → mit unterschiedlichem Erfolg; to varying degrees → mehr oder weniger; in varying degrees → mehr oder minder; of varying degrees of complexity → unterschiedlich komplex, von unterschiedlicher Komplexität; of varying sizes/abilities/ages → unterschiedlich groß/begabt/alt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
varying[ˈvɛərɪɪŋ] adj → variabile, che varia
with varying degrees of success → con più o meno successo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995