Various vs Multifarious - What's the difference?

various | multifarious |


As adjectives the difference between various and multifarious

is that various is having a broad range (of different elements) while multifarious is having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.

As a determiner various

is more than one indeterminate thing.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

various

English

Determiner

(en determiner)
  • More than one (of an indeterminate set of things).
  • Various books have been taken.
    There are various ways to fix the problem.
    You have broken various of the rules.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Having a broad range (of different elements).
  • The reasons are various .

    Synonyms

    * sundry * motley * manifold * medley * miscellaneous * diverse

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    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.
  • * 2005 , .
  • It is divided into parts that are too small and multifarious .
  • (legal, of lawsuits) in which a party or a cause of action has been improperly or wrongfully joined together in the same suit, as in a misjoinder. This may be a result of a joinder of unrelated, distinct, and independent parties or matters.'>citation
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