Definition of variety:
a collection containing a variety of sorts of things; "a great assortment of cars was on display"; "he had a variety of disorders"; "a veritable smorgasbord of religions"
noticeable heterogeneity; "a diversity of possibilities"; "the range and variety of his work is amazing"
(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics; "varieties are frequently recognized in botany"
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality; "sculpture is a form of art"; "what kinds of desserts are there?"
a difference that is usually pleasant; "he goes to France for variety"; "it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic"