The temperature varied throughout the day.
When you change the order of cards on the table, this is an example of a situation where you vary the order of cards.
When you have blond hair and your sister has brown hair, this is an example of a situation in which your hair colors vary.
The sprouting tendency of potatoes varies between cultivars, years and places of growing.
Vary one's diet.
To vary one's reading.
Shirt sizes vary from small to extra large.
Vary the speed of the drill.
Behavior that varies from the norm.
Origin of vary
- Middle English varien to undergo change from Old French varier from Latin variāre from varius various
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition