Pronunciation: (vâr'ē-us),[key] —adj. 1. of different kinds, as two or more things; differing one from another: Various experiments have not proved his theory. 2. marked by or exhibiting variety or diversity: houses of various designs. 3. presenting or having many different qualities or aspects: a woman of various talent. 4. having a variety of colors; varicolored.
5. different from each other; dissimilar.
7. numerous; many: living at various hotels. 8. individual (in a group, class, kind, etc.); separate: permission from various officials in Washington.
—pron. Informal.several, many, or numerous ones: I spoke with various of them.