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vise

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See also visé

English

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A bench vise

Alternative spellings

  • vice (Commonwealth English)

Etymology

From French vis (screw, winding stairs), from Old French vis, viz, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] vitis (vine); probably akin to English withy.

Noun

Singular
vise

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

Translations

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Danish

Verb

vise

  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.

Galician

Verb

vise

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

Norwegian

Etymology 1

Inflected form of vis.

Adjective

vise

  1. Plural form of vis.

Etymology 2

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

Noun

vise m. and f. (definite singular visa/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 ususally characterized by to some degree a simplicity of style.
Usage notes

The Scandinavian term vise is less comprehensive than the English song (Norwegian 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
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Verb

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

  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
References
  • vise” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

Romanian

Pronunciation

['vi.se]

Noun

vise n. pl.

  1. Plural form of vis. dreams

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