1

v

play
noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈvē\

Definition of v

plural

v's

or

vs

play \ˈvēz\
  1. 1 a :  the 22d letter of the English alphabet b :  a graphic representation of this letter c :  a speech counterpart of orthographic v

  2. 2 :  five — see number table

  3. 3 :  a graphic device for reproducing the letter v

  4. 4 :  one designated v especially as the 22d in order or class

  5. 5 :  something shaped like the letter V

Examples of v in a sentence

  1. The word vest starts with a v.

  2. The word vest starts with v.

  3. The birds flew in a V.

14th Century

First Known Use of v

14th century

Other Alphabet Terms


2

v

abbreviation

Definition of v

  1. 1 vector

  2. 2 velocity

  3. 3 verse

  4. 4 verso

  5. 5 versus

  6. 6 very

  7. 7 vice

  8. 8 victory

  9. 9 vide

  10. 10 voice

  11. 11 voltage

  12. 12 volume

  13. 13 vowel


1

V

abbreviation

Definition of V

  1. 1 violence; violent

  2. 2 volt


2

V

symbol

Definition of V

  1. vanadium


V Defined for English Language Learners

1

v

play
noun, often capitalized often attributive \ˈvē\

Definition of v for English Language Learners

  • : the 22nd letter of the English alphabet

  • : the Roman numeral that means five

  • : something shaped like a V


V Defined for Kids

noun , often cap \ˈvē\

Definition of v for Students

plural

v's

or

vs

\ˈvēz\
  1. 1 :  the 22nd letter of the English alphabet

  2. 2 :  five in Roman numerals


Medical Dictionary

V

abbreviation

Medical Definition of V

  1. volt


V

symbol

Medical Definition of V

  1. vanadium


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