DON’T VACILLATE! VANQUISH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
It’d be a real faux pas to miss this quiz on the words from August 3–9, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “vacillate” mean?
Definition for v (2 of 8)
[ vee ]
/ vi /
noun, plural V's or Vs, v's or vs.
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.
Definition for v (3 of 8)
Electricity. volt; volts.
Definition for v (4 of 8)
the 22nd in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the 21st.
(sometimes lowercase) the Roman numeral for five.Compare Roman numerals.
Physics. electric potential.
(especially during World War II) the symbol of Allied victory.
Definition for v (5 of 8)
Origin of v.1
From the Latin word vidē
Definition for v (6 of 8)
(in personal names) van.
(in personal names) von.
Definition for v (7 of 8)
Origin of V.1
From the Latin word vidē
Definition for v (8 of 8)
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British Dictionary definitions for v (1 of 5)
/ (viː) /
noun plural v's, V's or Vs
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) fiveSee 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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Medical definitions for v (1 of 3)
venous blood (used as a subscript)
Medical definitions for v (2 of 3)
The symbol for the elementvanadium
Medical definitions for v (3 of 3)
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Scientific definitions for v
The symbol for vanadium.
The symbol for voltage.
Abbreviation of volume
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