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Verticle vs. Vertical: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Updated on September 14, 2023
"Verticle" is an incorrect spelling. The right form is "Vertical," meaning perpendicular to the horizon or at a right angle to a horizontal plane.

Which is correct: Verticle or Vertical

How to spell Vertical?

Verticle is Incorrect

Vertical is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember the phrase: "A vertical line goes up and down."
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Think of "vertical" as being related to "vertigo," the sensation of spinning or dizziness.
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Sep 11, 2023
Recall that "vertical" is related to "vertex" – both share the same root.
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Use memory aids or associations, like visualizing a vertical pole.
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Sep 11, 2023
Keep in mind that "vertical" aligns with other words like "horizontal" in structure.
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Vertical Definitions

Being in a position or direction perpendicular to the horizon; upright.
The skyscraper stood vertical in the city skyline.
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Pertaining to different levels in a hierarchy.
Vertical integration in a company can lead to increased efficiency.
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Relating to an apex.
The vertical point of a triangle is the topmost point.
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Being or situated at the highest point.
The eagle soared to a vertical height.
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In the direction of the zenith or from a base.
The rocket launched in a vertical trajectory.
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Being or situated at right angles to the horizon; upright.
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Situated at the vertex or highest point; directly overhead.
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(Anatomy) Of or relating to the vertex of the head.
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Relating to or involving all stages from production to sale
Vertical integration.
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Of or relating to a business model that offers a specific product or service to a specific customer base rather than offering a wide range of products or services in a wider market.
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Relating to or composed of elements at different levels, as of society.
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(Medicine) Of or relating to transmission of a disease or condition from parent to offspring, either through genetic inheritance or through circumstances occurring between conception and birth.
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Something vertical, as a line, plane, or circle.
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A vertical position.
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Standing, pointing, or moving straight up or down; parallel to the local direction of gravity; along the direction of a plumb line; perpendicular to something horizontal.
Vertical lines
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In a two-dimensional Cartesian co-ordinate system, describing the axis y oriented normal (perpendicular, at right angles) to the horizontal axis x.
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In a three-dimensional co-ordinate system, describing the axis z oriented normal (perpendicular, orthogonal) to the basic plane xy.
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(marketing) Of or pertaining to vertical markets.
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(wine tasting) Involving different vintages of the same wine type from the same winery.
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(music) Of an interval: having the two notes sound simultaneously.
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A vertex or zenith.
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A vertical geometrical figure; a perpendicular.
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An individual slat in a set of vertical blinds.
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A vertical component of a structure.
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(marketing) A vertical market.
We offer specialised accounting software targeting various verticals.
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Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one.
Charity . . . is the vertical top of all religion.
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Perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line.
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Vertical position; zenith.
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A vertical line, plane, or circle.
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Something that is oriented vertically
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A vertical structural member as a post or stake;
The ball sailed between the uprights
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At right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line;
A vertical camera angle
The monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab
Measure the perpendicular height
An inclined plane
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Upright in position or posture;
An erect stature
Erect flower stalks
For a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression
A column still vertical amid the ruins
He sat bolt upright
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FAQs

What is the root word of Vertical?

The root word is "vertex."
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Vertical?

Pronounced as "vur-TI-kuhl."
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Which vowel is used before Vertical?

Depending on context, any vowel can precede it, but often "a" as in "a vertical line."
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What is the plural form of Vertical?

Verticals.
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Which preposition is used with Vertical?

"To" as in "perpendicular to the ground."
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What is the verb form of Vertical?

Vertical doesn't have a verb form.
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Is Vertical a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
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Why is it called Vertical?

The term originates from the Latin "vertex," which means "highest point."
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What is the singular form of Vertical?

Vertical.
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Which article is used with Vertical?

Both "a" and "the" can be used depending on the sentence.
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Vertical an adverb?

No.
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Sep 11, 2023

Is Vertical a vowel or consonant?

The word "Vertical" starts with a consonant.
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Sep 11, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Vertical?

Contextual; can be "and" or "but" among others.
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Which determiner is used with Vertical?

"This" or "that" depending on context.
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What is another term for Vertical?

Upright.
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What is the first form of Vertical?

Vertical doesn't have verb forms.
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What is the second form of Vertical?

Not applicable.
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What is the third form of Vertical?

Not applicable.
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Is Vertical a noun or adjective?

Typically an adjective, but can be a noun in contexts like "the verticals of a situation."
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Is Vertical a countable noun?

In noun form, yes (e.g., the verticals of a graph).
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Is the word Vertical imperative?

No.
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How many syllables are in Vertical?

Three syllables.
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How do we divide Vertical into syllables?

Ver-ti-cal.
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What part of speech is Vertical?

Adjective or noun, depending on the context.
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Is Vertical an abstract noun?

No.
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Is Vertical a collective noun?

No.
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Is the Vertical term a metaphor?

Not inherently, but can be used metaphorically.
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What is a stressed syllable in Vertical?

The first syllable, "Ver."
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Sep 11, 2023

What is the opposite of Vertical?

Horizontal.
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How is Vertical used in a sentence?

"The painter drew a vertical line down the canvas."
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