version


ver·sion

noun \ˈvər-zhən, -shən\

: a story or description that is different in some way from another person's story or description

: a form of something (such as a product) that is different in some way from other forms

: a particular translation of the Bible

Full Definition of VERSION

1
:  a translation from another language; especially :  a translation of the Bible or a part of it
2
a :  an account or description from a particular point of view especially as contrasted with another account
b :  an adaptation of a literary work <the movie version of the novel>
c :  an arrangement of a musical composition
3
:  a form or variant of a type or original <an experimental version of the airplane>
4
a :  a condition in which an organ and especially the uterus is turned from its normal position
b :  manual turning of a fetus in the uterus to aid delivery
ver·sion·al \ˈvərzh-nəl, ˈvərsh-; ˈvər-zhə-nəl, -shə-\ adjective

Examples of VERSION

  1. Let me tell you my version of what happened.
  2. We heard two different versions of the story.
  3. A new version of the word processing program should be available soon.
  4. I have an older version of the software.
  5. This new design is better than the first version.
  6. A film version of the novel is being made.
  7. the King James Version of the Bible

Origin of VERSION

Middle French, from Medieval Latin version-, versio act of turning, change, from Latin vertere to turn — more at worth
First Known Use: 1582

Other Bible Terms

antediluvian, apocalyptic, apocrypha, behemoth

Rhymes with VERSION

ver·sion

noun \ˈvər-zhən, -shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VERSION

1
: a condition in which an organ and especially the uterus is turned from its normal position
2
: manual turning of a fetus in the uterus to aid delivery

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