Definitions for versionˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən

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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)


  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

  6. Origin: [F., from L. vertere, versum, to turn, to change, to translate. See Verse.]


  1. Software versioning

    Software versioning is the process of assigning either unique version names or unique version numbers to unique states of computer software. Within a given version number category, these numbers are generally assigned in increasing order and correspond to new developments in the software. At a fine-grained level, revision control is often used for keeping track of incrementally different versions of electronic information, whether or not this information is computer software. Modern computer software is often tracked using two different software versioning schemes—an internal version number that may be incremented many times in a single day, such as a revision control number, and a "released version" that typically changes far less often, such as semantic versioning or a project code name.

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

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