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    Manifold vs variety?

    Hello.

    In what way are these two words exchangeable? I understand "manifold" as kind of "manyness". Can this be correct?

    Many thanks in advance,

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    Re: Manifold vs variety?

    I have only ever used "manifold" to refer to the part on your car, or a similar type of pipe.

    I would avoid using it as a synonym for "variety" or "diverse."
    Last edited by SoothingDave; 24-Mar-2016 at 13:32.

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    Re: Manifold vs variety?

    Welcome to the forum, Per.

    Click here and bookmark the OneLook site for future reference. You will find manifold defined in many free online English dictionaries. It sometimes means varied or various (both adjectives), but never variety​ (a noun). They are therefore never interchangeable.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 24-Mar-2016 at 13:19.

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