vise

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See also: Vise, visé, više, and vise-

English[edit]

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A bench vise

Alternative forms[edit]

  • vice (British English)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English vis, vys, vice (screw), from Anglo-Norman vyz, vice, from Old French vis, viz, from Latin vītis (vine); probably akin to English withy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaɪs/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: vice
  • Rhymes: -aɪs

Noun[edit]

vise (plural vises)

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

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Verb[edit]

vise (third-person singular simple present vises, present participle vising, simple past and past participle vised)

  1. Alternative form of visé
    • 1867, Luise Mühlbach, Frederick the Great and His Family, →ISBN:
      It was the hour in which all who had affairs to arrange with the Austrian ambassador, passports to vise, contracts to sign,were allowed entrance, and it was the baron's duty to receive them.
    • 1897, United States. Department of State, Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States, page 518:
      Although the Department has no wish to remonstrate further than it has already done against the refusal of the Russian authorities to vise passports issued to naturalized citizens of Russian origin, its position is consistent and tenable that a passport issued by the Government of the United States to one of its citizens and intended for his protection in any and all foreign countries which he may choose to visit is not to be in effect destroyed or impaired in value by a Russian consular officer.
    • 1904, Frank Charles Smith, ‎Lucien Brock Proctor, ‎& Heman Gerald Chapin, The American Lawyer - Volume 12, page 33:
      The latest published correspondence on the subject is in the case of Waix, an American citizen of the Jewish race, who applied to the Russian consul general in New York to vise his passport, in order that he might visit Russia.
    • 1938, Manchuria: Semi-monthly Publication of the Manchuria Daily News:
      At Manchouli, it was said, ViceConsul Ishida and Chancellor Teng requested the local Soviet Consulate to vise their passports, but the Soviet consulate authorities unreasonably declined to comply with the request.
  2. To clamp with or as with a vise.
    • 1904, The Cambrian - Volume 24, page 166:
      He looked to see the secretary, vised and crackled in those arms, drop limp and senseless.
    • 1981, Petersen's Photographic Magazine - Volume 10, Issues 7-12, page 51:
      Repeat this step to make the bend at the other 39-inch mark being careful that it is also at a 90° angle to the vised pipe, and also parallel to the first bend.
    • 2007, Catherine Anderson, Phantom Waltz, →ISBN, page 302:
      “There's my girl,” he whispered. He reached back to lift each of her legs to vise her knees under his arms.
    • 2013, Geoff Berner, Festival Man: A Novel, →ISBN:
      I do clearly remember the last part of that conversation, because it involved Athena promising that the next time she saw me,she was going to vise my jaws open and shit down my throat.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vísa.

Adjective[edit]

vise

  1. plural and definite singular attributive of vis

Noun[edit]

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vise c (singular definite visen, plural indefinite viser)

  1. song, ballad, ditty

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to show
  2. (mathematics) prove
  3. (reflexive) show off

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

vise

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

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

vīse

  1. vocative masculine singular of vīsus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inflected form of vis.

Adjective[edit]

vise

  1. inflection of vis:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. to show
    vise fram til vennene våreshow to our friends
  2. to send someone on their way
    vise noen til en dyktig legesend someone to a proficient physician
    vise bortturn away
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vise

  1. inflection of vis:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vise

  1. neuter singular of visen

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

vise

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of visar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of visar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of visar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of visar

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈvi.se]

Noun[edit]

vise n pl

  1. plural of vis

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vise

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of visar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of visar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of visar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of visar.

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vise

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

Noun[edit]

vise c

  1. a queen bee

Declension[edit]

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

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