1. [ noun ] something a little different from others of the same type
Synonyms: variation edition variant

"an experimental version of the night fighter" "an emery wheel is a modern variant of the grindstone" "the boy is a younger edition of his father"

Related terms: type change
2. [ noun ] an interpretation of a matter from a particular viewpoint

"his version of the fight was different from mine"

Related terms: interpretation approximation
3. [ noun ] (writing) a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form
Synonyms: adaptation

: "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"

Related terms: writing versification modernization
4. [ noun ] (linguistics) a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
Synonyms: translation rendering interlingual_rendition
Related terms: written_record supertitle pony subtitle retroversion mistranslation translate
5. [ noun ] manual turning of a fetus in the uterus (usually to aid delivery)
Related terms: turn
6. [ noun ] a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something
Synonyms: interpretation reading
Related terms: representation exegesis anagoge eisegesis reinterpretation interpret
Similar spelling:   versant