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Vice (IPA: /ˈvaɪs/)


Vice (n.)

A defect; a fault; an error; a blemish; an imperfection; as, the vices of a political constitution; the vices of a horse.

Vice (n.)

A moral fault or failing; especially, immoral conduct or habit, as in the indulgence of degrading appetites; customary deviation in a single respect, or in general, from a right standard, implying a defect of natural character, or the result of training and habits; a harmful custom; immorality; depravity; wickedness; as, a life of vice; the vice of intemperance.

Vice (n.)

The buffoon of the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice, sometimes of another, or of Vice itself; -- called also Iniquity.

Vice (n.)

A kind of instrument for holding work, as in filing. Same as Vise.

Vice (n.)

A tool for drawing lead into cames, or flat grooved rods, for casements.

Vice (n.)

A gripe or grasp.

Vice (v. t.)

To hold or squeeze with a vice, or as if with a vice.

Vice (prep.)

In the place of; in the stead; as, A. B. was appointed postmaster vice C. D. resigned.

Vice (prep.)

Denoting one who in certain cases may assume the office or duties of a superior; designating an officer or an office that is second in rank or authority; as, vice president; vice agent; vice consul, etc.

Vice

Practice or behavior or habit generally considered immoral, depraved, or degrading in the associated society

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Magazine focused on international arts & culture

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2008 film

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Allegorical character in morality plays

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Razorlight single

Vice Synonyms

Frailty

Vice (Last Name / Surname)

Vice is the #6,318 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 5,403 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Vice in Spanish is Vicio

Tagalog Translation

Vice in Tagalog is Bise

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man's heterosexuality will not put up with any homosexuality, and vice versa." - Sigmund Freud

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alike were they free from Fear, that reigns with the tyrant, and envy, the vice of republics." - Fear

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Ambition is not a vice of little people." - Michel de Montaigne

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An original thinker and able teacher very soon attracts a large class and vice versa." - Teachers

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As far as I'm concerned I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue." - Albert Einstein


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