Definitions of vary

  1. To alter or be altered in any manner; to differ; to become different; to deviate; to change in succession; to disagree; to be at variance.
  2. To make different; diversify; differ.
  3. To deviate to one side; depart.
  4. To change to something else; to transmute; to exchange; to alternate.
  5. To make of different kinds; to make different from one another; to diversity; to variegate.
  6. To embellish; to change fancifully; to present under new aspects, as of form, key, measure, etc. See Variation, 4.
  7. To alter or change in appearance, shape, substance, etc.; to make unlike one another; in music, to adorn with variations; to relieve by changing.
  8. To make different: to alter: to change to something else: to make of different kinds.
  9. To alter; change; diversify.
  10. To alter, or be altered, in any manner; to suffer a partial change; to become different; to be modified; as, colors vary in different lights.
  11. To differ, or be different; to be unlike or diverse; as, the laws of France vary from those of England.
  12. To alter or change in succession; to alternate; as, one mathematical quantity varies inversely as another.
  13. To disagree; to be at variance or in dissension; as, men vary in opinion.
  14. To deviate; to depart; to swerve; - followed by from; as, to vary from the law, or from reason.
  15. To alter or change; to undergo a change; to differ; to depart from a rule or course.
  16. To alter or be altered: to be or become different: to change in succession: to deviate ( with from): to disagree:- pa. t. and pa. p. varied.
  17. To be altered; differ; deviate; disagree.
  18. be at variance with; be out of line with
  19. To change the aspect of; to alter in form, appearance, substance, position, or the like; to make different by a partial change; to modify; as, to vary the properties, proportions, or nature of a thing; to vary a posture or an attitude; to vary one's dress or opinions.
  20. To alter in form, appearance, substance, or position; to change to something else; to make of different kinds; to diversify; to variegate.
  21. To change to something else; to alter; to make different; to suffer a partial change; to diversify; to appear in different forms; to disagree; to shift colours.
  22. Varying.
  23. Alteration; change.