against, in opposition to.
It is the Packers versus the Steelers in the Super Bowl.
compared with, as opposed to.
Bringing a legal action against, as used in the title of a court case in which the first party indicates the plaintiff (or appellant or the like), and the second indicates the defendant (or respondent or the like).
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kans.
Origin: From versus, past participle of verto.
against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs
Origin: [L., toward, turned in the direction of, from vertere, versum, to turn. See Verse.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ver′sus, prep. against, in legal phraseology—abbreviated v. and vs. [L.]
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The numerical value of versus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of versus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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It's like buying at Costco versus a neighborhood market.
In this movie, it's about the 1 percent versus 99 percent.
It's the difference between known unknowns versus unknown unknowns.
The company is transitioning and is now back on offense versus defense.
It is obvious - look at the trading volumes of DME versus Platts for Oman.
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