Definitions for viaˈvaɪ ə, ˈvi ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•aˈvaɪ ə, ˈvi ə(prep.)

  1. by a route that touches or passes through; by way of.

  2. by the agency or instrumentality of; by means of:

    to communicate via sign language.

Origin of via:

1770–80; < L viā, abl. of via way

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. via(preposition)ˈvaɪ ə, ˈvi ə

    using a particular method to transport or communicate

    It's quicker to send messages via email.

  2. viaˈvaɪ ə, ˈvi ə

    passing by or through

    We drove from London to Edinburgh via Leeds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Via(noun)

    a road way

  2. Via

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

Freebase

  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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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


Translations for via

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

via(preposition)

by way of

We went to America via Japan; The news reached me via my aunt.

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