Origin of vice1
Definition for vices (2 of 3)
noun, verb (used with object), viced, vic·ing.
Definition for vices (3 of 3)
verb (used with object), vised, vis·ing.
Origin of vise
Related formsvise·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for vices
At once uproarious, raw, and painfully honest, “Discord” unveils the many virtues and vices of these towering icons.The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson (And Tolstoy and Dickens)|Samuel Fragoso|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prince Andrew, whatever his other vices may be, does not drink.
Next, add the vices of a rentier state: laziness, irresponsibility, a sense of entitlement, and ignorance.It’s Not the USA that Made Libya the Disaster it is Today|Ann Marlowe|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He contrasted his vices with those of other congressmen who drank or “snort coke or chase women.”
Whoever the cocaine was destined for, it is certainly not the first report of vices in Vatican City.Vatican Vice: Sex, Drugs and Downloads Taint the Image of the Holy See|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he dies he is praised as a demi-god, and his monument records every thing but his vices.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
His mode of life is imitated by the wealthy natives; his vices are mimicked by every young Bengalee baboo.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
Seneca said that vices were maladies, among which Zeno catalogued love, as Plato did crime.
But these vices of Athens are the vices of all eminent states, monarchic or republican—for they are the vices of the powerful.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Cats often show that they possess some of the vices as well as some of the virtues of human beings.Stories of Animal Sagacity|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for vices (1 of 6)
British Dictionary definitions for vices (2 of 6)
British Dictionary definitions for vices (3 of 6)
Derived Formsviceless, adjective
Word Origin for vice
British Dictionary definitions for vices (4 of 6)
often US vise
Derived Formsvicelike or US viselike, adjective
Word Origin for vice
British Dictionary definitions for vices (5 of 6)
- (prenominal) serving in the place of or as a deputy for
- (in combination)viceroy