Definition of vice:

part of speech: noun

A blemish; an imperfection; depravity or corruption of conduct; the opposite of virtue; a fault or bad trick in horses.

part of speech: noun

Used as a separate word before a proper name, and means in the place of, as B vice C resigned- that is, B in the place of C, who has resigned.

part of speech: prefix

Denoting one who acts in place of another; denoting one who is second in authority, but holding the same title; denoting the office itself, as vice- admiral, vice- chancellor, vice- president, & c.

part of speech: noun

A small iron or wooden press tightened by a screw, used for holding fast an object on which a person is at work, as in the process of filing, & c.

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