|1.||[ verb ] make or become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one's or its former characteristics or essence|
"her mood changes in accordance with the weather" "The supermarket's selection of vegetables varies according to the season"
|Related terms:||adapt move specialize alternate diversify crackle let_out avianize take_in diversify honeycomb honeycomb modulate break change change version change|
|2.||[ verb ] be at variance with; be out of line with|
|Synonyms:||depart deviate diverge|
|Related terms:||conform differ contradict aberrate aberrate deviation variation discrepancy deviation mutant pervert deviation deviation|
|3.||[ verb ] be subject to change in accordance with a variable|
"Prices vary" "His moods vary depending on the weather"
|Related terms:||differ drift random_variable magnetic_declination|
|4.||[ verb ] make something more diverse and varied|
"Vary the menu"
|Related terms:||diversify checker assortment|