Definition of version
1a : an account or description from a particular point of view especially as contrasted with another accountb : an adaptation of a literary work the movie version of the novelc : an arrangement of a musical composition
2 : a form or variant of a type or original an experimental version of the airplane
3 : a translation from another language; especially : a translation of the Bible or a part of it
4a : a condition in which an organ and especially the uterus is turned from its normal positionb : manual turning of a fetus in the uterus to aid delivery
versionalplay \ˈvərzh-nəl, ˈvərsh-; ˈvər-zhə-nəl, -shə-\ adjective
Examples of version in a Sentence
Let me tell you my version of what happened.
We heard two different versions of the story.
A new version of the word processing program should be available soon.
I have an older version of the software.
This new design is better than the first version.
A film version of the novel is being made.
the King James Version of the Bible
Recent Examples of version from the Web
The Broadway revival version is performed at various times at the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave.
Thursday Museum at the library: The DuPage Children's Museum is bringing portable versions of full-sized exhibits for children and their families to play with from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.
FacebookTwitterPinterest Read moreRead less1/7| Harlots Think of this as a more playful version of The Girlfriend Experience, set in 18th-century London.
Playing with business-grade power Beyond the spec reveal, the fact that AMD even offers professional versions of its entry-level Ryzen 3 chips is noteworthy.
A version of this post originally appeared on Tedium, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the end of the long tail.
Total: $282,280 Grand Total: $1,715,742 A version of this story originally appeared in the August 2017 issue of Town & Country.
In California alone, Zelman said, hundreds of thousands of young people won’t be able to access Medi-Cal, California’s version of Medicaid, if the expansion is phased out.
Zasloff himself is moving into the clinic, treating Parkinson’s patients for constipation using a synthetic version of squalamine, a natural steroid made by the dogfish shark.
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VERSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of version for English Language Learners
: 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
VERSION Defined for Kids
Definition of version for Students
1 : an account or description from a certain point of view The jury heard several different versions of the incident.
2 : a translation especially of the Bible
3 : a form of a type or original Esperanza's grandmother … was a smaller, older, more wrinkled version of Mama. — Pam Muñoz Ryan, Esperanza Rising
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