noun, plural vi·res [wee-reys; English vahy-reez] /ˈwi reɪs; English ˈvaɪ riz/. Latin.
Examples 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.