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Webster 1913 Edition


Vise

Vise

,
Noun.
[F.
vis
a screw, winding stairs, OF.
vis
,
viz
, fr. L.
vitis
a vine; probably akin to E.
withy
.]
An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a screw, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.
[Written also
vice
.]

Vi-sé′

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Viséed
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Viséing
.]
To examine and indorse, as a passport; to visa.

Webster 1828 Edition


Vise

VISE

,
Noun.
An engine or instrument for griping and holding things, closed by a screw; used by artificers.

Definition 2022


vise

vise

See also: visé, više, and vise-

English

A bench vise

Alternative forms

  • vice (British English)

Noun

vise (plural vises)

  1. (US) An instrument consisting of two jaws, closing by a ****, lever, cam, or the like, for holding work, as in filing.

Translations

References

  • vise in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

Anagrams


Danish

Adjective

vise

  1. definite of vis
  2. plural of vis

Etymology

From Old Norse vísa.

Noun

vise c (singular definite visen, plural indefinite viser)

  1. song, ballad, ditty

Inflection

Verb

vise (imperative vis, infinitive at vise, present tense viser, past tense viste, perfect tense har vist)

  1. to show

French

Verb

vise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of viser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of viser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of viser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of viser
  5. second-person singular imperative of viser

Anagrams


Galician

Verb

vise

  1. first-person singular preterite subjunctive of ver
  2. third-person singular preterite subjunctive of ver

Latin

Participle

vīse

  1. vocative masculine singular of vīsus

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Inflected form of vis.

Adjective

vise

  1. definite singular of vis
  2. plural of vis

Etymology 2

From Old Norse vísa (a manner of singing), related to vis.

Noun

vise f, m (definite singular visa or visen, indefinite plural viser, definite plural visene)

  1. Lyrical or epic poem with plain content and plain melody.
    • En strofisk dikt med strofisk melodi såväl litterärt som musikalisk oftast präglad av en viss enkelhet i stilen. Bengt R. Jonsson (Swedish)
      A stanzaic poem with a stanzaic melody both literary and musically usually characterized by to some degree a simplicity of style.
Usage notes

The Scandinavian term vise is less comprehensive than the English song (Norwegian Bokmål sang), the German Lied or the French chanson. The term sang is often citing a collective whereas the vise more commonly refers to an I.

Derived terms
  • folkevise
  • skillingsvise
Related terms

Verb

vise (imperative vis, present tense viser, simple past viste, past participle vist, present participle visende)

  1. to show
  2. to send someone on their way
    vise noen til en dyktig lege
    send someone to a proficient physician
    vise bort
    turn away
Derived terms

References


Portuguese

Verb

vise

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of visar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of visar
  3. first-person singular imperative of visar
  4. third-person singular imperative of visar

Romanian

Pronunciation

IPA(key): ['vi.se]

Noun

vise n pl

  1. plural of vis

Synonyms


Swedish

Adjective

vise

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of vis.
  2. (dated) absolute plural form of vis.
    de tre vise männen
    the three wise men, the Biblical Magi

Noun

vise c

  1. a queen bee

Declension

Inflection of vise 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vise visen visar visarna
Genitive vises visens visars visarnas

Related terms

  • visebur
  • visecell
  • visefall
  • visefallen
  • viselös

References