# Definitions for verticalˈvɜr tɪ kəlver·ti·cal

### Princeton's WordNet(2.60 / 5 votes)Rate this definition:

1. vertical(noun)

something that is oriented vertically

a vertical structural member as a post or stake

"the ball sailed between the uprights"

at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

"a vertical camera angle"; "the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab"; "measure the perpendicular height"

relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution

upright in position or posture

"an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"

of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

"vertical social mobility"

### Wiktionary(5.00 / 1 vote)Rate this definition:

1. vertical(Noun)

A vertex or zenith

2. vertical(Noun)

A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular

3. vertical(Noun)

An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.

4. vertical(Noun)

A vertical component of a structure.

along the direction of a plumbline or along a straight line that includes the center of the Earth

In a two dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis.

Of or pertaining to vertical markets.

### Webster Dictionary(4.00 / 1 vote)Rate this definition:

of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one

Etymology: [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.]

perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line

Etymology: [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.]

3. Vertical(noun)

vertical position; zenith

Etymology: [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.]

4. Vertical(noun)

a vertical line, plane, or circle

Etymology: [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.]

### Editors Contribution(0.00 / 0 votes)Rate this definition:

1. vertical

A known direction and position.

The houses were built on a vertical and horizontal positions.

Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020

### British National Corpus

Rank popularity for the word 'vertical' in Adjectives Frequency: #674

1. Alex
US English
Daniel
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Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of vertical in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of vertical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

### Examples of vertical in a Sentence

1. What I quickly found embarrassing is the contradiction between the bottom-up approach that was promised and sold to the French, and the reality, it's democratic centralism, the Soviet way. Completely vertical. And also very masculine.

2. We're no longer talking about the merger of the big guys. I think we should have the vertical integration, with the cloud, the system and the car. All together, from China — we can do Audi China better.

3. For some cities, in a way, there's not enough space left, so going vertical might be a solution.

4. He shot me nine times, i ’m lucky to be here, vertical and mobile, to be honest.

5. Covid has shined a spotlight on what we knew ten years ago when we were looking at this vertical model: We have a centralized food system and it's kept us from getting fresh, local, good-tasting food, i think Covid-19 has forced people to ask why that is and how they now can get locally-grown food they like in the summertime and get it year-round. It's exactly what Vertical Harvest is about.

### Popularity rank by frequency of use

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## Translations for vertical

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

• رأسي, عمودي
• şaquli
• খাড়া
• vertical
• svislý
• fertigol
• lodret
• senkrecht, vertikal
• κατακόρυφος
• vertikala
• vertical
• عمودی
• pystysuora
• vertical
• dìreach
• vertical
• אנכי
• लंबवत्, खड़ा
• ուղղահայաց
• lóðrétt
• verticale
• 直立, 縦, 垂直
• 수직선
• verticaal
• pionowy
• vertical
• vertical
• вертикальный
• lodrät, vertikalt, vertikal, lodrätt
• செங்குத்து
• แนวตั้ง
• dikey
• 垂直

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