Version meaning

vûr'zhən
The definition of a variation of something, or an interpretation of something that happened.

An example of a version is the latest changes made in a software program.

An example of a version is how a person who's been in a car accident remembers the accident happening.

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A description or account from one point of view, especially as opposed to another.

Your version of the accident differs from mine.

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An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style.

The film version of a famous novel.

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A particular form or variation of something, esp. as modified in a different art form.

The film version of the novel.

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To assign a unique number or name to distinct versions of (a file or program, for example).
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A particular form or variation of an earlier or original type.

Downloaded the latest version of the software from the Internet.

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An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group.

The two versions of the accident.

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Manipulation of a fetus in the uterus to bring it into a desirable position for delivery.
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Deflection of an organ, such as the uterus, from its normal position.
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A specific edition or release of a software package. Sometimes the term "release" is used to indicate the new version has been deployed. The terms version and release are occasionally used in combination; for example: "Server Version 10, Release 3.5." See point release.
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Origin of version

  • French from Old French act of turning from Medieval Latin versiō versiōn- from Latin versus past participle of vertere to turn wer-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition