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versus

preposition ver·sus \ˈvər-səs, -səz\

—used to indicate two different things, choices, etc., that are being compared or considered

Full Definition of VERSUS

1
:  against
2
:  in contrast to or as the alternative of <free trade versus protection>
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Origin of VERSUS

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, towards, against, from Latin, adverb, so as to face, from past participle of vertere to turn
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with VERSUS

VERSUS Defined for Kids

versus

preposition ver·sus \ˈvər-səs\

Definition of VERSUS for Kids

:  against 1 <our football team versus theirs>

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