Meaning of V in English

V

I. ˈvē noun

( plural v's or vs ˈvēz)

Usage: often capitalized, often attributive

Date: 14th century

1.

a. : the 22d letter of the English alphabet

b. : a graphic representation of this letter

c. : a speech counterpart of orthographic v

2. : five — see number table

3. : a graphic device for reproducing the letter v

4. : one designated v especially as the 22d in order or class

5. : something shaped like the letter V

II. abbreviation

1. vector

2. velocity

3. verse

4. verso

5. versus

6. very

7. vice

8. victory

9. vide

10. voice

11. voltage

12. volume

13. vowel

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.