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Definitions for versus
ˈvɜr səs, -səzver·sus

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Wiktionary

  1. versuspreposition

    against, in opposition to.

    It is the Packers versus the Steelers in the Super Bowl.

  2. versuspreposition

    compared with, as opposed to.

  3. versuspreposition

    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.

  4. Etymology: From versus, past participle of verto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Versus

    against; as, John Doe versus Richard Roe; -- chiefly used in legal language, and abbreviated to v. or vs

  2. Etymology: [L., toward, turned in the direction of, from vertere, versum, to turn. See Verse.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Versus

    ver′sus, prep. against, in legal phraseology—abbreviated v. and vs. [L.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of versus in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of versus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of versus in a Sentence

  1. Fred Cromer:

    I think there was a perception, depending on which version of the CRJ that the airline was operating, that the Embraer was new and an upgraded cabin versus the CRJ experience and I think we responded to that very effectively with the Atmosphere cabin, there's no reason why we shouldn't be saying we can attack half the market.

  2. Michael Miranda:

    It sounds terrible, but she’s actually very lucky, because the rehab from this bony injury is a lot quicker than the rehab from an ACL (tear), you hate to see an athlete injured in any way, but at the same time, an ACL versus an impaction injury to the tibial plateau, this is the much better injury.

  3. Element Pointe Dominguez:

    You need a combination of active versus passive investments, the problem with active funds is that you can outperform by picking good stocks. But once you tack on management fees, it's hard to beat a broader market ETF.

  4. Melissa Weinberg:

    I think it's interesting that, in today's day and age everybody's sort of walking around with headphones in their ears and not engaging with others, yet there's a clear difference between listening to music in isolation, versus listening to music with others or engaging with music.

  5. Debra Pace:

    Certainly, as we're all facing the same challenges with masks and no masks and face-to-face learning versus digital learning and the social emotional needs of our kids now that they are all back in the building, and even our staff, we're really still seeing the stress of the pandemic on their shoulders. So that concept of ‘phone a friend’ is really, really helpful to help you problem solve.

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