1. Different; diverse; several; manifold; as, men of various names; various occupations; various colors.
"So many and so various laws are given." -- Milton.
"A wit as various, gay, grave, sage, or wild." -- Byron.
2. Changeable; uncertain; inconstant; variable.
"A man so various, that he seemed to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome." -- Dryden.
"The names of mixed modes . . . are very various." -- Locke.
3. Variegated; diversified; not monotonous.
"A happy rural seat of various view." -- Milton.