Associations to the word «Vice»


VICE, noun. A bad habit.
VICE, noun. (legal) Any of various crimes related (depending on jurisdiction) to prostitution, pornography, gambling, alcohol, or drugs.
VICE, noun. A defect in the temper or behaviour of a horse, such as to make the animal dangerous, to injure its health, or to diminish its usefulness.
VICE, noun. A mechanical screw apparatus used for clamping or holding (also spelled vise).
VICE, noun. A tool for drawing lead into cames, or flat grooved rods, for casements.
VICE, noun. (obsolete) A grip or grasp.
VICE, verb. To hold or squeeze with a vice, or as if with a vice.
VICE, adjective. In place of; subordinate to; designating a person below another in rank
VICE, preposition. Instead of, in place of
VICE ADMIRAL, noun. (nautical) A naval rank between rear admiral and admiral.
VICE ADMIRAL, noun. A flag officer in the United States Navy, Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps, or Public Health Service Commissioned Corps having a grade superior to rear admiral (upper half) and junior to admiral. A vice admiral is equal in grade or rank to a lieutenant general, which is indicated by a 3-star insignia.
VICE ADMIRALS, noun. Plural of vice admiral
VICE CHAIRMAN, noun. A person who takes on the responsibilities of a chairman in his absence
VICE CHANCELLOR, noun. Alternative spelling of vice-chancellor
VICE CHANCELLORS, noun. Plural of vice chancellor (alternative spelling of vice-chancellors).
VICE DIRECTOR, noun. A deputy to a director, often empowered to assume the position of president on his death or absence.
VICE DIRECTORS, noun. Plural of vice director
VICE GIRL, noun. A female prostitute.
VICE GIRLS, noun. Plural of vice girl
VICE PRESIDENCIES, noun. Plural of vice presidency
VICE PRESIDENCY, noun. Alternative spelling of vice-presidency
VICE PRESIDENT, noun. A deputy to a president, often empowered to assume the position of president on his death or absence.
VICE PRESIDENT, noun. An executive in a business in charge of a department or branch.
VICE PRESIDENT, noun. (US) The holder of the secondary office to the President of the United States, who is first in line of succession to the President, and also acts as presiding officer of the United States Senate.
VICE PRESIDENTS, noun. Plural of vice president
VICE PRESIDENTS, noun. Plural of Vice President
VICE SQUAD, noun. A police section specialized in vice crimes.
VICE SQUADS, noun. Plural of vice squad
VICE VERSA, adverb. The same but with the two things or people mentioned reversed.
VICE VERSÂ, adverb. Alternative spelling of vice versa

Dictionary definition

VICE, noun. Moral weakness.
VICE, noun. A specific form of evildoing; "vice offends the moral standards of the community".

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb