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Synonyms of vary in English:


  • 1 estimates of the development cost vary greatly
    differ, be different, be unlike, be dissimilar
    [Antonyms] agree
  • 2 rates vary from £50 to £90 per hour
    range, extend, stretch, reach, cover, go, run, pass
  • 3 rates of interest vary over time
    fluctuate, rise and fall, go up and down, change, alter, shift, swing, waver, oscillate, see-saw, yo-yo
    [Antonyms] be static
  • 4 the diaphragm is used for varying the aperture of the lens
    modify, change, alter, adjust, make adjustments to, regulate, control, set
  • 5 he tried to vary his diet
    diversify, variegate, bring variety to, assort, mix, enlarge, expand, widen, broaden, increase, proliferate, extend;
    rare permutate
  • 6 the routine never varied
    change, alter, deviate, diverge, depart, differ, fluctuate, move on
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