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Definition: 1. a) several different: he is an authority on various subjects. b) Not standard (as pronoun; foll. by of): various of them came. adjective 2. of different kinds, though often within the same general category; diverse: various occurrences; his disguises are many and various. 3. (prenominal) relating to a collection of separate persons or things: the various members of the club. 4. displaying variety; many-sided: his various achievements are most impressive. 5. Poetic variegated. 6. Obsolete inconstant.
Source: Collins English Dictionary. London: Collins, 2000. Credo Reference. Web. 28 August 2012.