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meanings of vice


  1. A bad habit.
  2. Any of various crimes related (depending on jurisdiction) to prostitution, pornography, gambling, alcohol, or drugs.
  3. A defect in the temper or behaviour of a horse, such as to make the animal dangerous, to injure its health, or to diminish its usefulness.
  4. A grip or grasp.
  5. One who acts in place of a superior.
  6. A winding or spiral staircase.
  7. A mechanical screw apparatus used for clamping or holding (also spelled vise).
  8. A tool for drawing lead into cames, or flat grooved rods, for casements.


  1. To hold or squeeze with a vice, or as if with a vice.


  1. In place of; subordinate to; designating a person below another in rank.


  1. Instead of, in place of.


  1. A surname​.

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