noun, plural vi·res [wee-reys; English vahy-reez] /ˈwi reɪs; English ˈvaɪ riz/. Latin.
Words nearby vis
Example sentences from the Web for vires
Vires acquirit eundo are words which apply well in all ages to the passion for organisation and precision.The Religious Experience of the Roman People|W. Warde Fowler
Paulatim deinde recipiendo in civitatem, qui arma aut non ceperant aut deposuerant maturis, vires refect sunt.
I observe the decalogical precepts, and, according to the facultatule of my vires, I do not discede from them one late unguicule.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
It was then that he obtained from the King a device having for its emblem a porcupine, with the words “Vires agminis unus habet.”The History of Chivalry, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Mills
Hac tempestate pr valetudine Romanorum, vires fundits attenuat Britanni.