Meaning of V in English



Pronunciation: ' v ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural v's or vs \ ' v ē z \

Usage: often cap

often attrib

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

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.