What does VIA mean?

Definitions for VIAˈvaɪ ə, ˈvi ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word VIA.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Via(noun)

    a road way

  2. Via

    by the way of; as, to send a letter via Queenstown to London

  3. Origin: [L., ablative of via way. See Way.]


  1. Via

    A via is an electrical connection between layers in a physical electronic circuit that goes through the plane of one or more adjacent layers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Via

    vī′a, or vē′a, n. a highway, a road, a route—via London=by way of London: a natural passage of the body.—n. Viam′eter, an odometer.—adj. Viat′ic.—n.pl. Viat′icals, military baggage.—Via dolorosa, the Way of Calvary (see Station); Via lactea, the Milky-Way or Galaxy; Via media, the midway course or mean between popular Protestantism and Roman Catholicism which Newman almost down to 1845 succeeded in believing that the Anglican divines of the 17th century had taken up.—Primæ viæ, the first or main passages, the alimentary canal, the bowels; Secundæ viæ, the lacteal or chyliferous vessels.

  2. Via

    vē′a, interj. away! off! either in command or defiance. [It.,—L. via, way.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'VIA' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2238

Anagrams for VIA »

  1. IVA, Iva, Vai, vai


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of VIA in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of VIA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anonymous:

    To harken to evil conversation is the road to wickedness.. (Pravis Assuescere Sermonibus Est Via Ad Rem Ipsam)

  2. Chase LeBlanc:

    To coldfriend or coldfriending - Reaching out of the blue, via the internet, to a previously unknown person, for business purposes.

  3. Delores Jones-Brown:

    Art is less threatening and people are willing to be exposed to things via art that they are not willing to be exposed to via other means.

  4. Max Anderl:

    The restructuring story has played out very well under the experienced leadership of Mark Wilson. The plan seems to be to do it all again via a merger. Given there is little growth out there this seems a sensible strategy to me.

  5. Edward Houghton:

    Today, if you retire at 60, you're likely to live for at least another 20 years, so you probably need to retain some exposure to growth via equity markets, at least initially, and then later on you may choose to annuitise, or look for a form of guaranteed return.

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