- 1A particular form of something differing in certain respects from an earlier form or other forms of the same type of thing: a revised version of the paper was produced for a later meeting they produce yachts in both standard and master versions
- 1.1A particular edition or translation of a book or other work: the English version will be published next yearMore example sentences
- Producing translated versions of foreign-language books is the third type of piracy.
- Between these two editions, in 1920, he published his version of Book I of the Elements written in Greek.
- Send me links for translated versions of this website and I'll put them up.
- 1.2 [usually with modifier] An adaptation of a novel, piece of music, etc., into another medium or style: a film version of a wonderfully funny cult novelMore example sentences
- What is your opinion of Steven Spielberg's film version of your novel?
- The latest film version of the novel stars Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet.
- In previous film versions of the novel, Robert Newton and Oliver Reed made Sykes a truly fearsome villain.
- 1.3A particular release of a piece of computer software.More example sentences
- Computers with updated versions of anti-virus software should be protected, according to Sans centre.
- It only infected and destroyed computers that had particular versions of this software running.
- The TiVo box is actually a computer using a version of the Linux operating system.
- 1.4An account of a matter from a particular person’s point of view: he told her his version of eventsMore example sentences
- Each side views its version of Tibetan history as an essential part of its national identity.
- History is a version of events, a story that features a cast of characters much like you and me.
- Some of your own stories, your own version of events don't really make sense.
verb[with object] (often as noun versioning) Back to top
- Create a new version of: it’s the software for you if you need versioning and group editingMore example sentences
- The Schema framework approach creates a decentralized framework of strictly versioned schemas.
- After notice and a period for comments, Creative Commons has versioned the attribution clause in our licenses.
- Well, there are only backups and versioning systems (like CVS) that could give you back the file.
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- Its weakness is that it does not include versional and patristic citations - just Greek manuscripts.
- Pop-cultural lexicons are moving towards a type of modulated system based on versional directed traffic.
- Another somewhat technical point involves the identification of pseudo-variants in the versional witnesses.
late Middle English (in the sense 'translation'): from French, or from medieval Latin versio(n-), from Latin vertere 'to turn'.