What does Veronica mean?

Definitions for Veronica
vəˈrɒn ɪ kəVeron·i·ca

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. veronica, speedwell(noun)

    any plant of the genus Veronica

Wiktionary

  1. veronica(Noun)

    The image of Jesus's face believed to have been made on the cloth with which St Veronica wiped his face as he went to be crucified; or the cloth used for this.

    Etymology: Named from St. Veronica.

  2. veronica(Noun)

    A circular swinging movement of the cape, used to avoid the bull.

    Etymology: Named from St. Veronica.

  3. veronica(Noun)

    A flower of the genus Veronica, usually having blue petals.

    Etymology: Named from St. Veronica.

  4. Veronica(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Ancient Greek.

    My own name, Veronica — an ugly enough thing I had always thought, it sounded like either the ointment or the disease — was one her great favourites. St Veronica wiped the face of Christ on the road to Calvary and He left His face on her tea towel. Or the picture of His face. It was the first-ever photograph, she said.

    Etymology: Latin form of Berenice, from Ancient Greek Φερενίκη ( Phereníkē ) . Influenced by the Church Latin phrase vera icon ("true image") associated with the legend of the veil of Saint Veronica, who wiped the face of Jesus on the way to Calvary and left an imprint.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Veronica(noun)

    a portrait or representation of the face of our Savior on the alleged handkerchief of Saint Veronica, preserved at Rome; hence, a representation of this portrait, or any similar representation of the face of the Savior. Formerly called also Vernacle, and Vernicle

    Etymology: [LL.; -- so called from Veronica, a woman who, according to an old legend, as Christ was carrying the cross, wiped his face with a cloth, which received an impression of his countenance; Veronica is fr. MGr. Beroni`kh, fr. Macedonian Bereni`kh, for Gr. Fereni`kh, literally, carrying off victory, victorious.]

  2. Veronica(noun)

    a genus scrophulariaceous plants; the speedwell. See Speedwell

    Etymology: [LL.; -- so called from Veronica, a woman who, according to an old legend, as Christ was carrying the cross, wiped his face with a cloth, which received an impression of his countenance; Veronica is fr. MGr. Beroni`kh, fr. Macedonian Bereni`kh, for Gr. Fereni`kh, literally, carrying off victory, victorious.]

Freebase

  1. Veronica

    Veronica is a commercial TV channel in the Netherlands, owned by SBS Broadcasting B.V., a joint venture between Sanoma and Talpa Media Holding. The channel is dedicated to young adults and the male audience. Other channels from SBS in the Netherlands include SBS 6 and NET 5. Veronica is time-sharing with Disney XD. Disney XD broadcasts on daytime and Veronica on nighttime. It is not to be confused with the Veronica Association. SBS licensed the trademark name Veronica from the Association and also owns the Association's former magazines Veronica Magazine and Totaal TV.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Veronica

    vē-ron′i-ka, n. a portrait of our Saviour's face on a handkerchief—from the legend that St Veronica wiped the sweat from the face of Jesus, on His way to Calvary, with her handkerchief, whereupon His features were impressed on the cloth: a genus of plants, popularly known as Speedwell. [Veronica, not L. vera, true, Gr. eikōn, image, but identical with Berenīcē, the traditional name of the woman cured of the issue of blood—a corr. of Gr. pherenikē, victorious—pherein, to bear, nikē, victory.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Veronica

    A plant genus of the family SCROPHULARIACEAE. Members contain bis-sesquiterpene and iridoid glucosides.

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How to say Veronica in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Veronica in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Veronica in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Veronica in a Sentence

  1. Blase J. Cupich:

    Veronica Openibo spoke from the heart, and the voice of a woman in the aula( hall) was very compelling, and is something that is causing bishops to say we need the voices of women more often in events like this gathering.

  2. Jacob Lokuda:

    We stopped a lot to catch our breath, we didn't have any protective gear, such as gloves, but Veronica Read MoreOn needed medical attention.

  3. Siegfried Fischbacher:

    Today, the world has lost one of the greats of magic, but I have lost my best friend, from the moment we met, I knew Roy and I, together, would change the world. There could be no Siegfried without Roy, and no Roy without Siegfried. CELEBRITIES WHO HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn (R) attend the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive 'Power of Love Gala' benefit for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and Veronica Bocelli at MGM Grand Garden Arena on June 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Getty) Roy was a fighter his whole life including during these final days.

  4. May Liu:

    Sweet veronica, there’s nothing in me that would ever say or do anything to intentionally hurt you.

  5. Andreas Harsono:

    He works with the principles of journalism, charges against him - same with Veronica - are groundless because there's no call for violence.

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