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vessel a hollow container for liquids. [3 definitions]
vest a piece of clothing that has no sleeves, ends at the waist, and is worn over a shirt or blouse and sometimes under a jacket. [3 definitions]
vet1 (informal) a short form for veterinarian, a doctor for animals.
vet2 (informal) a short form for veteran, a person who has served in the armed forces during a war.
veteran a person who has served in the armed forces during a war. [3 definitions]
Veterans Day a holiday in the United States that honors veterans of the armed forces. It is held on November 11 and used to be called "Armistice Day."
veterinarian a doctor for animals.
veto the power of a government official or group to keep something from taking effect. [2 definitions]
VFW a national organization made up of Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces during wars fought outside of the United States. VFW is an abbreviation for "Veterans of Foreign Wars."
vibrate to move back and forth very rapidly and steadily. [2 definitions]
vice1 wicked, evil, or criminal behavior. [2 definitions]
vice- acting in place of; deputy.
vice president an officer who ranks directly below a president. The vice president works as president when the president cannot perform his duties. [2 definitions]
vicinity an area near or around a place; somewhere nearby.
vicious wicked; evil. [2 definitions]
victim someone who is hurt, injured, or killed by a person, group, or event. [2 definitions]
victor the winner of a contest, battle, argument, or struggle.
victorious having won a victory.
victory success in a fight against an enemy, opponent, or something difficult.
video the picture part of television. [3 definitions]
videocassette a cassette that holds a videotape. Videocassettes are used to record and play back pictures and sound.