Definitions for versantˈvɜr sənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word versant

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mountainside, versant(noun)

    the side or slope of a mountain

    "conifer forests cover the eastern versant"

Wiktionary

  1. versant(Noun)

    a slope of a mountain or mountain ridge

  2. versant(Noun)

    the overall slope of a region

  3. versant(Adjective)

    experienced, practiced

  4. versant(Adjective)

    conversant

  5. Origin: From versant, present participle (used as a noun) of verser, from verso, frequentative of verto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Versant(adj)

    familiar; conversant

  2. Versant(noun)

    the slope of a side of a mountain chain; hence, the general slope of a country; aspect

  3. Origin: [L. versans, p. pr. of versare to turn about frequently, to turn over in the mind, to meditate. See Versatile.]

Freebase

  1. Versant

    The Versant suite of tests are computerized tests of spoken language available from Pearson PLC. Versant tests were the first fully automated tests of spoken language to use advanced speech processing technology to assess the spoken language skills of non-native speakers. The Versant language suite includes tests of English, Spanish, Dutch, French, Arabic, and Mandarin. Versant technology has also been applied to the assessment of Aviation English, children’s oral reading assessment, and adult literacy assessment.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Versant

    ver′sant, adj. familiar, conversant: (her.) with wings erect and open.—n. the general slope of surface of a country. [Fr.,—L. versāre, to whirl about.]

Anagrams for versant »

  1. taverns

  2. servant

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of versant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of versant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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