Sinhala Dictionary definitions for vice
vice 🔊 /vajˈs/
vice : වෙනුවට
vice : දඬු අඬුව
vice : යුව
vice : දුශ්චරිතය
vice : දුෂ්චරිතය
vice : පාපය
vice : දඬුඅඬුව
vice : වරද
vice : ප්රති
vice : දුසිරිත
vice : දුරාචාරය
vice : හිලවුවට
vice : අවකල්ක්රියාව
vice : උප
vice : දුෂ්ට බව
vice : දඩු අඬුව
- A defect; a fault; an error; a blemish; an imperfection; as, the vices of a political constitution; the vices of a horse.
- A moral fault or failing; especially, immoral conduct or habit, as in the indulgence of degrading appetites; customary deviation in a single respect, or in general, from a right standard, implying a defect of natural character, or the result of training and habits; a harmful custom; immorality; depravity; wickedness; as, a life of vice; the vice of intemperance.
- The buffoon of the old English moralities, or moral dramas, having the name sometimes of one vice, sometimes of another, or of Vice itself; -- called also Iniquity.
- A kind of instrument for holding work, as in filing. Same as Vise.
- A tool for drawing lead into cames, or flat grooved rods, for casements.
- A gripe or grasp.
Transitive verb. To hold or squeeze with a vice, or as if with a vice.
- In the place of; in the stead; as, A. B. was appointed postmaster vice C. D. resigned.
- Denoting one who in certain cases may assume the office or duties of a superior; designating an officer or an office that is second in rank or authority; as, vice president; vice agent; vice consul, etc.