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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary


"to make varied," c.1600, from Latin vari-, stem of varius "different, diverse" (see vary) + -fy. Related: Varified; varifying.

The Collaborative International Dictionary


Varify \Va"ri*fy\, v. t. [L. varius various + -fly.] To make different; to vary; to variegate. [R.]



vb. (context transitive English) To make different; to vary or variegate.

Usage examples of "varify".

The nipple was about half the bigness of my head, and the hue both of that and the dug so varified with spots, pimples, and freckles, that nothing could appear more nauseous: for I had a near sight of her, she sitting down the more conveniently to give suck, and I standing on the table.