What does verso mean?

Definitions for verso
ˈvɜr soʊver·so

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. versonoun

    left-hand page

  2. reverse, versonoun

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


  1. versonoun

    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. versonoun

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

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


  1. verso

    Recto is the "right" or "front" side and verso is the "left" or "back" side when text is written or printed on a leaf of paper (folium) in a bound item such as a codex, book, broadsheet, or pamphlet.


  1. verso

    Verso is a term used in publishing and bookmaking that refers to the left-hand or even-numbered page of a book or a piece of paper. It's opposite is the recto page, which is the right-hand or odd-numbered page. In addition, in artwork, verso refers to the back side of a flat, two-sided piece of art.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Versonoun

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

  2. Etymology: [L. versus, p. p. of vertere to turn: cf. F. verso.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Verso

    ver′sō, n. a left-hand page: the reverse of a coin or medal.

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  1. overs

  2. roves

  3. servo

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verso in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of verso in a Sentence

  1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art:

    This is an exciting new discovery of an authentic double-sided sheet by the master (1452-1519), representing on the recto the full figure of the martyred Saint Sebastian tied to a tree in a landscape, and on the verso, notes and diagrams about light and shadow, which relate to Leonardo’s study of optics.

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