Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
vary /'veəri/
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm cho khác nhau, thay đổi, biến đổi
      • to vary the diet: thay đổi chế độ ăn uống
  • nội động từ
    • thay đổi, biến đổi, đổi khác
      • to vary from day to day: thay đổi mỗi ngày một khác
    • khác nhau với, khác với
      • this edition varies a little from the first one: bản in này khác với bản in lần thứ nhất một chút
    • bất đồng
      • opinions vary on this point: ý kiến bất đồng ở điểm này
    • (toán học); (vật lý) biến thiên
    • (âm nhạc) biến tấu
Concise Dictionary
varied|varies|varying'verɪ /'veər-
+make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence
+be at variance with; be out of line with
+be subject to change in accordance with a variable
+make something more diverse and varied

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 change, alter, diversify, transform, reshape, remodel, restyle, modify, reorganize:
We vary the programme each month to make it more interesting.
2 change, switch, alternate, fluctuate, vacillate:
The manager's attitude varies from helpful to downright rude.
3 depart, deviate, differ, diverge, shift, veer:
These results do not vary from the average by more than five per cent.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb (varying, varied, varied)
1 [V] ~ (in sth) (of a group of similar things) to be different from each other in size, shape, etc.
Synonym: DIFFER
The students' work varies considerably in quality. + The quality of the students' work varies considerably. + New techniques were introduced with varying degrees of success.
2 [V] ~ (with sth)
~ (from sth to sth)
~ (between A and B) to change or be different according to the situation: The menu varies with the season. + Prices vary according to the type of room you require. + Pulse rates vary slightly from person to person. + Class numbers vary between 25 and 30. + 'What time do you start work?' 'It varies.'
3 [VN] to make changes to sth to make it slightly different: The job enables me to vary the hours I work. + The aerobics instructor varies the routine each week.
See also - VARIED
Collocation Dictionary


considerably, dramatically, enormously, a great deal, greatly, a lot, markedly, sharply, significantly, substantially, tremendously, widely, wildly | hardly
The sword hardly varied in form from the 12th to the 15th century.
| (a) little, slightly, somewhat | constantly, continuously
the continuously varying intensities of natural light
| never | inevitably, necessarily
What can be found will inevitably vary according to the area under study.
| naturally, obviously
Personal preference naturally varies.
| systematically | accordingly
Dictionaries are produced with specific markets in mind, and their contents vary accordingly.
| inversely
The availability of good medical care tends to vary inversely with the need for it.
| geographically, historically
Voting behaviour varies geographically.


can, may
Prices can vary enormously.
| be likely to, tend to


according to
The leaf's size varies widely according to the area where it grows.
| among
Services offered vary among the main high street banks.
| between
The rate of growth varies considerably between different industries. The doses used for surgical anaesthesia vary between 2 and 10mg/kg.
| by
Access to this information varies by social class.
| depending on
Costs are likely to vary depending on where you live.
| from … to …
The situation varies slightly from country to country. Its speed varies from 20 mph to 35 mph.
| in
The rooms vary in size.
| with
The danger of a heart attack varies with body weight.


vary over/with time
studying moral values and how they vary over time

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