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ver·sion

 (vûr′zhən)
n.
1. A description or account from one point of view, especially as opposed to another: Your version of the accident differs from mine.
2.
a. A translation of a text from another language.
b. often Version A translation of the entire Bible or a part of it.
3. A particular form or variation of an earlier or original type: downloaded the latest version of the software from the Internet.
4. An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style: the film version of a famous novel.
5. Medicine
a. Manipulation of a fetus in the uterus to bring it into a desirable position for delivery.
b. Deflection of an organ, such as the uterus, from its normal position.
tr.v. ver·sioned, ver·sion·ing, ver·sions Computers
To assign a unique number or name to distinct versions of (a file or program, for example).

[French, from Old French, act of turning, from Medieval Latin versiō, versiōn-, from Latin versus, past participle of vertere, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

ver′sion·al adj.

version

(ˈvɜːʃən; -ʒən)
n
1. an account of a matter from a certain point of view, as contrasted with others: his version of the accident is different from the policeman's.
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a translation, esp of the Bible, from one language into another
3. (Bible) a translation, esp of the Bible, from one language into another
4. a variant form of something; type
5. an adaptation, as of a book or play into a film
6. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) med manual turning of a fetus to correct an irregular position within the uterus
7. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) pathol an abnormal displacement of the uterus characterized by a tilting forwards (anteversion), backwards (retroversion), or to either side (lateroversion)
[C16: from Medieval Latin versiō a turning, from Latin vertere to turn]
ˈversional adj

ver•sion

(ˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃən)

n.
1. a particular account of some matter, esp. as contrasted with some other account: two different versions of the accident.
2. a particular form or variant of something: an updated version of a computer program.
3. a translation.
4. (often cap.) a translation of the Bible or a part of it.
5. the act of turning a fetus in the uterus so as to bring it into a more favorable position for delivery.
6. an abnormal direction of the axis of the uterus or other organ.
[1575–85; < Medieval Latin versiō turning, change, version = Latin vert(ere) to turn (see verse) + -tiō -tion]
ver′sion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.version - an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint; "his version of the fight was different from mine"
approximation - an imprecise or incomplete account; "newspapers gave only an approximation of the actual events"
interpretation - an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
2.version - something a little different from others of the same typeversion - something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "a variant of the same word"; "an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone"; "the boy is a younger edition of his father"
type - a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; "what type of sculpture do you prefer?"
3.version - a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new formversion - a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
modernization - a modernized version (as of a play)
versification - a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text)
4.version - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first languageversion - a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
mistranslation - an incorrect translation
crib, pony, trot - a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
retroversion - translation back into the original language; "the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion"
subtitle, caption - translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen
supertitle, surtitle - translation of the words of a foreign opera (or choral work) projected on a screen above the stage
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
5.version - a mental representation of the meaning or significance of somethingversion - a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
reinterpretation - a new or different meaning
anagoge - a mystical or allegorical interpretation (especially of Scripture)
6.version - manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery)
turning, turn - the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course; "he took a turn to the right"

version

noun
1. form, variety, variant, sort, kind, class, design, style, model, type, brand, genre Ludo is a version of an ancient Indian racing game.
2. adaptation, edition, interpretation, form, reading, copy, rendering, translation, reproduction, portrayal The English version is far inferior to the original French text.

version

noun
1. A recounting of past events:
2. A restating of something in other, especially simpler, words:
3. One that is slightly different from others of the same kind or designation:
Translations
صيغَه، نَسْخَهنُسْخَةٌ مُعَدَّلَة
verzeprovedenívarianta
versionudgave
versioon
versio
verzija
verzió
útgáfa, gerî
・・・版
...판
versijavertimasvariantas
versija
verzia
različicaverzija
version
ฉบับ
anlatışversiyonyorum
bản

version

[ˈvɜːʃən] N (gen) → versión f; (= translation) → traducción f; [of car etc] → modelo m
in Lope's version of the storyen la versión que hizo Lope de la historia
my version of events is as followsesta es mi versión de los hechos ...
according to his versionsegún su versión, según lo que él cuenta

version

[ˈvɜːrʃən ˈvɜːrʒən] n
[book, song, play, car, machine, software] → version f
(= account) [events] → version f

version

n
(= account: of event, facts) → Version f, → Darstellung f
(= variant)Version f; (of text)Fassung f; (of car)Modell nt, → Typ m
(= translation)Übersetzung f

version

[ˈvɜːʃn] nversione f

version

(ˈvəːʃən) , ((American) -ʒən) noun
an account from one point of view. The boy gave his version of what had occurred.

version

نُسْخَةٌ مُعَدَّلَة verze version Version εκδοχή versión versio version verzija versione ・・・版 ...판 versie versjon wersja versão версия version ฉบับ versiyon bản 版本

ver·sion

n. versión.
1. cambio de dirección de un órgano tal como el útero;
2. cambio de posición del feto en el útero que facilita el parto;
bimanual ______ bimanual;
bipolar ______ bipolar;
cephalic ______ cefálica;
combined ______ combinada;
external ______ externa;
spontaneous ______ espontánea.
References in classic literature ?
Happily, I may say that I utter nothing but the thoughts and the wishes of the King of Israel himself; for though the times may call for some slight changes, yet does this version which we use in the colonies of New England so much exceed all other versions, that, by its richness, its exactness, and its spiritual simplicity, it approacheth, as near as may be, to the great work of the inspired writer.
According to some versions of the story, a regular contract to the above effect was drawn up by a lawyer, and signed and sealed in the presence of witnesses.
Thou art as a lion of the waters, and as a dragon of the sea, saith ezekiel; hereby, plainly meaning a whale; in truth, some versions of the Bible use that word itself.
Two versions of this paragraph appear in different editions.
another number = in the Graham's Magazine periodical version, not divided into chapters, this paragraph closed the first of the four installments in which the story was printed; in later book versions it was changed to read "in the next chapter"}
There are only three versions, Dubosc's and Hirsch's and that fancy of mine.
Ah, to be sure; one of your damned new versions of old humbug," said Mr.
They began to give, each to each, distorted versions of the fight.
In style the English versions reflect the almost universal medieval uncertainty of sentence structure; nevertheless they are straightforward and clear; and the book is notable as the first example in English after the Norman Conquest of prose used not for religious edification but for amusement
The rhetoricians and philosophers were accustomed to give the Fables of Aesop as an exercise to their scholars, not only inviting them to discuss the moral of the tale, but also to practice and to perfect themselves thereby in style and rules of grammar, by making for themselves new and various versions of the fables.
Ogg, the patron saint of this ancient town, of whose history I possess several manuscript versions.
In some versions of the great drama of Punch there is a small dog-- a modern innovation--supposed to be the private property of that gentleman, whose name is always Toby.