q.v.

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin quod vidē ‎(literally which see), from quod, the neuter of quī ‎(what) + vidē the imperative mood of videō ‎(I see).

Adverb[edit]

q.v. ‎(not comparable)

  1. quod vide (plural quae vide); which see; used to reference material mentioned in text.
    This is described in more detail in Brown’s book on the subject (q.v.).
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin quantum ‎(as much as) + vīs ‎(you want, you wish), the second person singular active indicative form of volo ‎(I want, I wish).

Adverb[edit]

q.v. ‎(not comparable)

  1. (in prescriptions) as much as you wish

Latin[edit]

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q.v.

  1. quod vidē ‎(which see)