Origin of vehicle
Examples from the Web for vehicle
They tried to continue their getaway but had to quickly abandon their vehicle on the Rue de Meaux in the 19th.
Eventually Morrow was released with no money, vehicle, or phone.
KSM enters the complex through a “Sally Port,” a series of gates designed to allow just one vehicle in at a time.
After a few moments, four officers exited the vehicle, causing the man to turn and walk away quickly.
Meeting an additional objective standard is necessary: can the vehicle safely transport you from one place to another?
In a flash Vidac was out of the seat and examining the vehicle.The Space Pioneers|Carey Rockwell
And yet was not his instrument the most potent of all, his vehicle the most enduring?Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
Every vehicle that passes; every woman and child about the cottages; every lounger in the market-place tells the same story.Lancashire Sketches|Edwin Waugh
With the aid of a policeman he supported her from the court, placed her in a vehicle, and took her to an hotel.The Curse of Carne's Hold|G. A. Henty
It was quickly decided, therefore, that the Judge should be the vestry's vehicle of "guidance."Thirty|Howard Vincent O'Brien
British Dictionary definitions for vehicle
Word Origin for vehicle
Word Origin and History for vehicle
1610s, "a medium through which a drug or medicine is administered," also "any means of conveying or transmitting," from French véhicule, from Latin vehiculum "means of transport, a vehicle," from vehere "to carry," from PIE *wegh- "to go, transport in a vehicle" (cf. Old English wegan "to carry;" Old Norse vegr, Old High German weg "way;" Middle Dutch wagen "wagon;" see wagon). Sense of "cart or other conveyance" first recorded 1650s.