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noun, plural V's or Vs, v's or vs.
  1. the 22nd letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
  2. any spoken sound represented by the letter V or v, as in victor, flivver, or shove.
  3. something having the form of a V.
  4. a written or printed representation of the letter V or v.
  5. a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter V or v.
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  1. verse.
  2. versus.
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  1. vide supra.
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  1. Veterinary Surgeon.
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Related Words for vs

intersection, edge, rim, twist, corner, slant, fork, ridge, projection, veer, crook, shift, joint, bend, branch, crossing, junction, cloverleaf, Y, V

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abbreviation for
  1. versus
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abbreviation for
  1. Veterinary Surgeon
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abbreviation for
  1. vide supraSee vide
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Word Origin and History for vs

abbreviation in law of Latin versus "against" (see versus). Also sometimes vs.; ver.

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vs in Medicine


  1. volumetric solution
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vs in Science


  1. The symbol for vanadium.
  2. The symbol for voltage.
  3. Abbreviation of volume
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