UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈvɛərid/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈvɛrid/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(vârēd)

From the verb vary: (⇒ conjugate)
varied is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. varied [needs, wants, requirements]
  2. varied [viewpoints, theories, opinions] on
  3. highly varied [work, projects]
  4. the opinions are varied among experts
  5. a varied [collection, bunch, range] (of)
  6. are varied in [size, length, duration]
  7. had a varied career in
  8. taken from varied [samples, sources]
  9. comes from varied backgrounds
  10. maintain a varied diet
  11. a [concert, show] with a varied [lineup, cast]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. vary in [size, length, color]
  2. vary by [location, room, country]
  3. vary across [the country, different locations]
  4. vary from [state to state, the norm, year to year]
  5. vary with [age, experience, time]
  6. vary between [one and two, blue and green, large and small]
  7. [results, prices, availability, your mileage] may vary
  8. may vary [slightly, significantly, widely]
  9. may vary [due to, because of, according to, depending on]
  10. vary a [program, recipe, line-up]
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