Definitions for: Version


[n] manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery)
[n] something a little different from others of the same type; "an experimental version of the night fighter"; "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone"
[n] a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
[n] a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
[n] a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
[n] an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint; "his version of the fight was different from mine"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ver"sion, n. [F., from L. vertere, versum, to turn, to
change, to translate. See Verse.]
1. A change of form, direction, or the like; transformation;
conversion; turning.

The version of air into water. --Bacon.

2. (Med.) A condition of the uterus in which its axis is
deflected from its normal position without being bent upon
itself. See Anteversion, and Retroversion.

3. The act of translating, or rendering, from one language
into another language.

4. A translation; that which is rendered from another
language; as, the Common, or Authorized, Version of the
Scriptures (see under Authorized); the Septuagint
Version of the Old Testament.

5. An account or description from a particular point of view,
especially as contrasted with another account; as, he gave
another version of the affair.

Synonyms: adaptation, interlingual rendition, interpretation, reading, rendering, translation, variant, variation

See Also: anagoge, approximation, caption, crib, eisegesis, exegesis, internal representation, interpretation, mental representation, mistranslation, modernization, piece of writing, pony, reinterpretation, representation, retroversion, subtitle, supertitle, surtitle, trot, turn, turning, type, versification, writing, written account, written material, written record

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