VARY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of VARY
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
 v.  change aspect of; alter in form, appearance, substance, position; make different by a partial change; modify
Classic Sentence: (65 in 5 pages)
1  And hence it results that a man's fortunes vary, because times change and he does not change with them.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER IX.
2  The churches vary from log-huts to those like Shepherd's, and the schools from nothing to this little house that sits demurely on the county line.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
3  Such class lines are by no means fixed; they vary, one might almost say, with the price of cotton.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
4  Thus public opinion plays a large part, and the returns vary strangely from year to year.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VIII
5  I believe she was happy in her way: this routine sufficed for her; and nothing annoyed her so much as the occurrence of any incident which forced her to vary its clockwork regularity.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
6  His plan did not vary on seeing them.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 15
7  They had fried eggs for breakfast and fried ham for supper to vary the monotony of the yams, peanuts and dried apples, and on one festal occasion they even had roast chicken.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  She thought of surprises, games, to vary the days.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
9  We mean nothing but a little amusement among ourselves, just to vary the scene, and exercise our powers in something new.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  His expression, his manner, his very soul seemed to vary with every fresh part that he assumed.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
11  It was of a pattern which does not vary, and so it is familiar to us all.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
12  He is of moderate octavo size, varying from fifteen to twenty-five feet in length, and of corresponding dimensions round the waist.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
13  He even suffered their hands to meet, without betraying the least emotion, or varying his riveted attitude of attention.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
14  David alone formed an exception to these varying emotions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9
15  Similar sounds, varying in strength, came from near and far over the forest.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 14
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  Quantities will vary according to how many servings of soup you want to prepare.
2  Salary scales vary between states/from state to state/according to state/with each state.
3  Prices vary according to the quantity ordered.
4  Eating habits are bound to vary from individual to individual.
5  These forests vary in character from closed forests to open woodlands and include mangrove forests that occur in coastal regions.
6  A savings plan that gives you the option to vary your monthly payments.
7  Prices vary according to the type of room you require.
8  This pile of apples vary in size.
9  Other countries vary the coloring of their bank notes as well as their size.
10  Rooms vary in size and come equipped with hairdryers, television and telephone.
11  Dictionaries are produced with specific markets in mind, and their contents vary accordingly.
12  Test scores vary from school to school.
13  The legends vary in detail but the gist is the same.
14  I believe she was happy in her way: nothing would force her to vary its clockwork regularity.
15  How does the electrical conductivity of water at the study site vary across seasons?