• (GA) IPA: /ˈvɝʒən/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈvɜːʒən/, /ˈvɜːʃən/


  1. A specific form or variation of something.
  2. A translation from one language to another.
    It's only in the King James Version of the Bible.
  3. (education, archaic) A school exercise, generally of composition in a foreign language.
  4. (obsolete) The act of translating, or rendering, from one language into another language.
  5. An account or description from a particular point of view, especially as contrasted with another account.
    He gave another version of the affair.
  6. (computing) A particular revision (of software, firmware, CPU, etc.).
    Upgrade to the latest version for new features and bug fixes.
  7. (medicine) A condition of the uterus in which its axis is deflected from its normal position without being bent upon itself. See anteversion and retroversion.
  8. (ophthalmology) An eye movement involving both eyes moving synchronously and symmetrically in the same direction.
  9. (obsolete or medicine) A change of form, direction, etc.; transformation; conversion.
    • 1626, Francis Bacon, Sylva Sylvarum, Or, A Naturall Historie: In Ten Centuries
      The version of air into water.
    External cephalic version is a process by which a breech baby can sometimes be turned from buttocks or foot first to head first.
  • ver, ver. (abbreviations)
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version (versions, present participle versioning; past and past participle versioned)

  1. (transitive, computing) To keep track of (a file, document, etc.) in a versioning system.
  • German: versionieren
  • Portuguese: versionar

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