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1071 Words That Start With V

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v (adjective) being one more than four Synonyms: 5, five
(noun) the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet Synonyms: V
vac (noun) informal term for vacation Synonyms: vacay
vacancy (noun) being unoccupied
(noun) an empty area or space Synonyms: vacuum, emptiness, void
vacant (adjective) without an occupant or incumbent
(adjective) devoid of intelligence or thought Synonyms: mindless, vacuous
vacantly (adverb) in a vacant manner
vacate (verb) leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily Synonyms: resign, give up, renounce
(verb) leave behind empty; move out of Synonyms: abandon, empty
(verb) cancel officially Synonyms: reverse, overturn, lift, revoke, annul, repeal, rescind, countermand
vacation (noun) leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure Synonyms: holiday
(noun) the act of making something legally void
(verb) spend or take a vacation Synonyms: holiday
vacationer (noun) someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work Synonyms: vacationist
vacationing (noun) the act of taking a vacation
vacationist (noun) someone on vacation; someone who is devoting time to pleasure or relaxation rather than to work Synonyms: vacationer
vacay (noun) informal term for vacation Synonyms: vac
vaccina (noun) a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar Synonyms: vaccinia, variola vaccina, variola vaccine, variola vaccinia
vaccinate (verb) perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation Synonyms: immunise, immunize, inoculate
vaccinated (adjective) having been rendered unsusceptible to a disease Synonyms: immunised, immunized
vaccinating (noun) the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity Synonyms: inoculating
vaccination (noun) taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a disease Synonyms: inoculation
(noun) the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine
vaccinator (noun) a medical practitioner who inoculates people against diseases Synonyms: inoculator
vaccine (noun) immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies Synonyms: vaccinum
vaccinee (noun) a patient who has been vaccinated
vaccinia (noun) a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar Synonyms: vaccina, variola vaccina, variola vaccine, variola vaccinia
(noun) a viral disease of cattle causing a mild skin disease affecting the udder; formerly used to inoculate humans against smallpox Synonyms: cowpox
vaccinum (noun) immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies Synonyms: vaccine
vacillant (adjective) uncertain in purpose or action Synonyms: wavering, vacillating
vacillate (verb) be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action Synonyms: hover, oscillate, vibrate
(verb) move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern Synonyms: waver, fluctuate
vacillating (adjective) uncertain in purpose or action Synonyms: wavering, vacillant
vacillation (noun) indecision in speech or action Synonyms: hesitation, wavering
(noun) changing location by moving back and forth Synonyms: swing, swinging
vacillator (noun) one who hesitates (usually out of fear) Synonyms: hesitater, hesitator, waverer
vacuity (noun) the absence of matter Synonyms: vacuum
(noun) a region that is devoid of matter Synonyms: vacuum
(noun) total lack of meaning or ideas Synonyms: inanity, mindlessness, pointlessness, senselessness
vacuolate (adjective) formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane-bound cavities within a cell Synonyms: vacuolated
vacuolated (adjective) formed into or containing one or more vacuoles or small membrane-bound cavities within a cell Synonyms: vacuolate
vacuolation (noun) the state of having become filled with vacuoles Synonyms: vacuolisation, vacuolization
vacuole (noun) a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cell
vacuolisation (noun) the state of having become filled with vacuoles Synonyms: vacuolation, vacuolization
vacuolization (noun) the state of having become filled with vacuoles Synonyms: vacuolation, vacuolisation
vacuous (adjective) devoid of intelligence or thought Synonyms: mindless, vacant
(adjective) devoid of significance or force Synonyms: hollow, empty
(adjective) devoid of matter
vacuously (adverb) in a vacuous manner
vacuousness (noun) indicative of or marked by mental vacuity and an absence of ideas
vacuum (noun) the absence of matter Synonyms: vacuity
(noun) an empty area or space Synonyms: emptiness, vacancy, void
(noun) a region that is devoid of matter Synonyms: vacuity
(noun) an electrical home appliance that cleans by suction Synonyms: vacuum cleaner
(verb) clean with a vacuum cleaner Synonyms: hoover, vacuum-clean
vagabond (verb) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment Synonyms: range, ramble, roam, roll, rove, drift, wander, stray, swan, cast, tramp
(noun) anything that resembles a vagabond in having no fixed place
(noun) a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support Synonyms: floater, drifter, vagrant, clochard
(adjective) wandering aimlessly without ties to a place or community Synonyms: rootless
(adjective) continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another Synonyms: drifting, vagrant, aimless, floating
vagabondage (noun) travelling about without any clear destination Synonyms: roving, wandering
vagal (adjective) of or relating to the vagus nerve Synonyms: pneumogastric
vagary (noun) an unexpected and inexplicable change in something (in a situation or a person's behavior, etc.)
vagile (adjective) having freedom to move about
vagina (noun) the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus
vaginal (adjective) of or relating to the vagina
vaginismus (noun) muscular contraction that causes the vagina to close; usually an anxiety reaction before coitus or pelvic examination
vaginitis (noun) inflammation of the vagina (usually associated with candidiasis)
vaginocele (noun) hernia projecting into the vagina Synonyms: colpocele
vaginoscope (noun) An endoscopic instrument that magnifies the epithelia of the vagina and cervix in vivo to allow direct observation and study of these tissues. Synonyms: colposcope
vagrancy (noun) the state of wandering from place to place; having no permanent home or means of livelihood
vagrant (adjective) continually changing especially as from one abode or occupation to another Synonyms: drifting, vagabond, aimless, floating
(noun) a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support Synonyms: vagabond, floater, drifter, clochard
vague (adjective) not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished Synonyms: undefined
(adjective) not clearly expressed or understood Synonyms: obscure
(adjective) lacking clarity or distinctness Synonyms: dim, wispy, shadowy, faint
vaguely (adverb) in a vague way Synonyms: mistily
vagueness (noun) unclearness by virtue of being poorly expressed or not coherent in meaning
(noun) indistinctness of shape or character
vagus (noun) a mixed nerve that supplies the pharynx and larynx and lungs and heart and esophagus and stomach and most of the abdominal viscera Synonyms: nervus vagus, pneumogastric, pneumogastric nerve, wandering nerve, vagus nerve, tenth cranial nerve
vain (adjective) characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance Synonyms: egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, conceited
(adjective) unproductive of success Synonyms: sleeveless, bootless, fruitless, futile
vainglorious (adjective) feeling self-importance Synonyms: swelled, big
vainglory (noun) outspoken conceit Synonyms: boastfulness
vainly (adverb) to no avail Synonyms: in vain
vaisya (noun) the third of the four varnas: the commoners or yeoman farmers or mercantile and professional category
valance (noun) a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing Synonyms: pelmet, valance board, cornice
valdecoxib (noun) a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Bextra) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract Synonyms: Bextra
vale (noun) a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river Synonyms: valley
valediction (noun) a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class) Synonyms: valedictory, valedictory address, valedictory oration
(noun) the act of saying farewell
valedictorian (noun) the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement Synonyms: valedictory speaker
valedictory (adjective) of a speech expressing leave-taking
(adjective) of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
(noun) a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class) Synonyms: valediction, valedictory address, valedictory oration
valence (noun) (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate Synonyms: valency
(noun) (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent) Synonyms: valency
valency (noun) the phenomenon of forming chemical bonds
(noun) (biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate Synonyms: valence
(noun) (chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals; their combining power given in terms of the number of hydrogen atoms (or the equivalent) Synonyms: valence
valent (adjective) (chemistry) having valence; usually used in combination
valentine (noun) a sweetheart chosen to receive a greeting on Saint Valentine's Day
valerian (noun) a plant of the genus Valeriana having lobed or dissected leaves and cymose white or pink flowers
valet (verb) serve as a personal attendant to
(noun) a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer Synonyms: man, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman, valet de chambre
valetudinarian (adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of a person who is a valetudinarian Synonyms: valetudinary
(noun) weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
valetudinarianism (noun) the state of being weak in health or body (especially from old age) Synonyms: feebleness, frailty, infirmity, debility, frailness
valetudinary (adjective) of or relating to or characteristic of a person who is a valetudinarian Synonyms: valetudinarian
valgus (noun) a deformity in which there is an abnormal displacement of part of a limb away from the midline of the body
valiance (noun) the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) Synonyms: gallantry, heroism, valiancy, valor, valorousness, valour
valiancy (noun) the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) Synonyms: gallantry, heroism, valiance, valor, valorousness, valour
valiant (adjective) having or showing valor Synonyms: valorous
valiantly (adverb) with valor; in a valiant manner Synonyms: valorously
valid (adjective) well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force
(adjective) still legally acceptable
validate (verb) declare or make legally valid Synonyms: formalise, formalize
(verb) prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something
(verb) give evidence for Synonyms: corroborate
(verb) make valid or confirm the validity of
validated (adjective) declared or made legally valid
validating (adjective) serving to support or corroborate Synonyms: substantiating, substantiative, validatory, verificatory, verifying, collateral, confirmative, confirmatory, confirming, corroborative, corroboratory
validation (noun) the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something Synonyms: proof, substantiation
(noun) the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof Synonyms: establishment
validatory (adjective) serving to support or corroborate Synonyms: substantiating, substantiative, validating, verificatory, verifying, collateral, confirmative, confirmatory, confirming, corroborative, corroboratory
validity (noun) the quality of being valid and rigorous Synonyms: cogency, rigor, rigour
(noun) the quality of having legal force or effectiveness Synonyms: validness
validly (adverb) with validity; in a valid manner
validness (noun) the quality of having legal force or effectiveness Synonyms: validity
valine (noun) an essential amino acid found in proteins; important for growth in children and nitrogen balance in adults
valise (noun) a small overnight bag for short trips
vallecula (noun) (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part Synonyms: groove
valley (noun) a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river Synonyms: vale
valor (noun) the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) Synonyms: gallantry, heroism, valiance, valiancy, valorousness, valour
valorous (adjective) having or showing valor Synonyms: valiant
valorously (adverb) with valor; in a valiant manner Synonyms: valiantly
valorousness (noun) the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) Synonyms: gallantry, heroism, valiance, valiancy, valor, valour
valour (noun) the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle) Synonyms: gallantry, heroism, valiance, valiancy, valor, valorousness
valsartan (noun) an angiotensin II inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure Synonyms: Diovan
valse (noun) a ballroom dance in triple time with a strong accent on the first beat Synonyms: waltz
valuable (adjective) having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
(adjective) having worth or merit or value Synonyms: worthful
(noun) something of value

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