[n] noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
[n] a difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"
[n] a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
[n] a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
[n] a special kind of domesticated animals within a species; "he experimented on a particular breed of white rats"; "he created a new variety of sheep"
[n] a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"
assortment, breed, change, diverseness, diversity, form, kind, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, multifariousness, potpourri, salmagundi, sort, stock, strain, variety show