Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “vary”

vary

verb [I/T]    /ˈveər·i, ˈvær·i/
to change in some way, or to cause similar things to differ: [I] The value of stocks will vary from month to month. [T] My husband varies the vegetables he plants each year.
(Definition of vary verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of vary

Definitions of “vary” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

handout

a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More