Definitions for versionˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•sionˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən(n.)

  1. a particular account of some matter, esp. as contrasted with some other account:

    two different versions of the accident.

  2. a particular form or variant of something:

    an updated version of a computer program.

  3. a translation.

    Category: Bible

  4. (often cap.) a translation of the Bible or a part of it.

    Category: Bible

  5. the act of turning a fetus in the uterus so as to bring it into a more favorable position for delivery.

    Category: Medicine

  6. an abnormal direction of the axis of the uterus or other organ.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of version:

1575–85; < ML versiō turning, change, version = L vert(ere) to turn (see verse ) +-tiō -tion


Princeton's WordNet

  1. version(noun)

    an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint

    "his version of the fight was different from mine"

  2. version, variant, variation, edition(noun)

    something a little different from others of the same type

    "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"

  3. adaptation, version(noun)

    a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form

    "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"

  4. translation, interlingual rendition, rendering, version(noun)

    a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language

  5. interpretation, reading, version(noun)

    a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

  6. version(noun)

    manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. version(noun)ˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

    a product, book, etc. that is issued again with changes

    Download the latest version of the program.; a Spanish language version of the book

  2. versionˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

    an account or report given by one person

    George's version of what happened is different from yours.


  1. version(Noun)

    A specific form or variation of something.

  2. version(Noun)

    A translation from one language to another.

    It's in the King James Version only.

  3. version(Noun)

    An account or description from a particular point of view, especially as contrasted with another account

    He gave another version of the affair.

  4. version(Noun)

    A particular revision (of software, firmware, CPU, etc.).

  5. version(Noun)

    A condition of the uterus in which its axis is deflected from its normal position without being bent upon itself. See anteversion and retroversion.

  6. version(Noun)

    An eye movement involving both eyes moving synchronously and symmetrically in the same direction.

  7. Origin: From version, from versio, from verto. Used in English since 16th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Version(noun)

    a change of form, direction, or the like; transformation; conversion; turning

  2. Version(noun)

    a condition of the uterus in which its axis is deflected from its normal position without being bent upon itself. See Anteversion, and Retroversion

  3. Version(noun)

    the act of translating, or rendering, from one language into another language

  4. Version(noun)

    a translation; that which is rendered from another language; as, the Common, or Authorized, Version of the Scriptures (see under Authorized); the Septuagint Version of the Old Testament

  5. Version(noun)

    an account or description from a particular point of view, especially as contrasted with another account; as, he gave another version of the affair

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'version' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1236

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'version' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2411

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'version' in Nouns Frequency: #421

Anagrams of version

  1. enviros

Translations for version

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an account from one point of view

The boy gave his version of what had occurred.

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