What does the word various mean?

Usage examples for various

  1. Increased population brought increased needs for various new public services. – The Fairfax County Courthouse by Ross D. Netherton Ruby Waldeck
  2. On the Thursday she stayed at home and wrote various letters. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  3. Yes, said Mrs. Archibald, we cannot stay in this camp any longer, on account of Mr. Raybold and various other things. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton