Definitions for versoˈvɜr soʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ver•soˈvɜr soʊ(n.)(pl.)-sos.

  1. a left-hand page of an open book or manuscript (opposed to recto).

    Category: Printing

Origin of verso:

1830–40; short for L in versō foliō on the turned leaf

Princeton's WordNet

  1. verso(noun)

    left-hand page

  2. reverse, verso(noun)

    the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design


  1. verso(Noun)

    The back side of a flat object which is to be examined visually, as for reading, such as a sheet or a leaf or a coin or a medal.

  2. verso(Noun)

    The left-hand page of a book of a script which reads from left to right, usually having an even page number.

  3. Origin: From in verso folio, the ablative of the Latin versus from the perfect passive participle of verto. Confer rectus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verso(noun)

    the reverse, or left-hand, page of a book or a folded sheet of paper; -- opposed to recto

Anagrams of verso

  1. overs

  2. servo

  3. roves

Translations for verso

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a number of lines of poetry, grouped together and forming a separate unit within the poem, song, hymn etc

This song has three verses.

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