Other definitions for V (2 of 8)
the 22nd letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter V or v, as in victor, flivver, or shove.
something having the form of a V.
a written or printed representation of the letter V or v.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter V or v.
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(in personal names) van.
(in personal names) von.
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How to use v in a sentence
The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future | Jonah Edelman | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Add a pop of color with a bright violet v-neck blouse from 3.1 Phillip Lim.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Carrie Bradshaw in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Take the case of Herx v. Diocese of Fort Wayne, an employment discrimination suit in the Seventh Circuit.Catholic Church: Religious Freedom Trumps Civil Rights | Jay Michaelson | November 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In third person, Grand Theft Auto v was like a really elaborate action figure play set.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’ | Alec Kubas-Meyer | November 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Minutes into the rerelease of Grand Theft Auto v, I inadvertently stomped a cat to death.I Felt Like Showering After the First-Person Sex in ‘Grand Theft Auto’ | Alec Kubas-Meyer | November 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
U was an Usurer, a miserable elf; v was a Vintner, who drank all himself.
The unindustrious pupil imagines that “p” represents 8, and not “f” or “v,” and translates 1845 into “To pour oil” .Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
The action of the springs now serves to close the valves v, V1, and to open out the motor M, whereupon the process is repeated.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
The air in the chamber will press upon the back of the valve v, tending to keep it closed.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
Illustrated with a map, 14 full-page and 46 text drawings in half-tone by Howard v. Brown.The Later Cave-Men | Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
British Dictionary definitions for v (1 of 5)
the 22nd letter and 17th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, in English usually a voiced labio-dental fricative, as in vote
something shaped like a V
(in combination): a V neck See also V-sign
British Dictionary definitions for v (2 of 5)
specific volume (of a gas)
British Dictionary definitions for V (3 of 5)
(in transformational grammar) verb
(Roman numeral) five: See Roman numerals
Vatican City (international car registration)
British Dictionary definitions for v. (4 of 5)
(usually italic) versus
British Dictionary definitions for V. (5 of 5)
(in titles) Very
(in titles) Vice
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Scientific definitions for V
Abbreviation of volume
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