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Definition 1: manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery) - [noun denoting act]

(version is a kind of ...) the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course

"he took a turn to the right"

Definition 2: a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for version in the sense of this definition

(version is a kind of ...) a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image

(... is a kind of version ) a new or different meaning

(... is a kind of version ) a mystical or allegorical interpretation (especially of Scripture)

Definition 3: something a little different from others of the same type - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where version or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an experimental version of the night fighter
  • a variant of the same word
  • an emery wheel is the modern variation of a grindstone
  • the boy is a younger edition of his father

Synonyms for version in the sense of this definition

(version is a kind of ...) a subdivision of a particular kind of thing

"what type of sculpture do you prefer?"

Definition 4: a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for version in the sense of this definition

(version is a kind of ...) a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events

(... is a kind of version ) an incorrect translation

(... is a kind of version ) a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)

(... is a kind of version ) translation back into the original language

"the teacher translated Latin texts into English which he gave to his students for retroversion"

(... is a kind of version ) translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen

(... is a kind of version ) translation of the words of a foreign opera (or choral work) projected on a screen above the stage

Definition 5: an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where version or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his version of the fight was different from mine

(version is a kind of ...) an explanation that results from interpreting something

"the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"

(... is a kind of version ) an imprecise or incomplete account

"newspapers gave only an approximation of the actual events"

Definition 6: a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where version or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the play is an adaptation of a short novel

Synonyms for version in the sense of this definition

(version is a kind of ...) the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)

"the writing in her novels is excellent" "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"

(... is a kind of version ) a modernized version (as of a play)

(... is a kind of version ) a metrical adaptation of something (e.g., of a prose text)

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