"varieties" in the noun sense
1. assortment, mixture, mixed bag, miscellany, miscellanea, variety, salmagundi, smorgasbord, potpourri, motley
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"
2. diverseness, diversity, multifariousness, variety
"a diversity of possibilities"
"the range and variety of his work is amazing"
biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics
"varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
4. variety show, variety
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
5. kind, sort, form, variety
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
"sculpture is a form of art"
"what kinds of desserts are there?"
6. variety, change
a difference that is usually pleasant
"he goes to France for variety"
"it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
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