1. a percussion instrument similar to a xylophone but having metal bars and rotating disks in the resonators that produce a vibrato sound

    Synonyms : vibraharp, vibraphone
    Type Of : percussion instrument, percussive instrument


  1. widely different

    Synonyms : wide-ranging
    Examples :
    • varied motives prompt people to join a political party
    • varied ethnic traditions of the immigrants
  2. broken away from sameness or identity or duplication

    Examples :
    • her quickly varied answers indicated uncertainty
  3. characterized by variety

    Antonyms : unvaried
    Examples :
    • immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions
    • his work is interesting and varied


  1. a mainly residential district of Manhattan; `the Village' became a home for many writers and artists in the 20th century

    Synonyms : greenwich village
  2. a community of people smaller than a town

    Synonyms : settlement, small town
    Type Of : community
  3. a settlement smaller than a town

    Synonyms : hamlet
    Type Of : settlement


  1. to an exceedingly great extent or degree

    Synonyms : immensely
    Examples :
    • He had vastly overestimated his resources


  1. being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language

    Synonyms : common, vernacular
    Examples :
    • the vulgar tongue of the masses
    • the technical and vulgar names for an animal species
  2. conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

    Synonyms : crude, earthy, gross
    Examples :
    • a vulgar gesture
    • full of language so vulgar it should have been edited
  3. lacking refinement or cultivation or taste

    Synonyms : coarse, common, rough-cut, uncouth
    Examples :
    • appealing to the vulgar taste for violence
    • the vulgar display of the newly rich
  4. of or associated with the great masses of people

    Synonyms : common, plebeian, unwashed
    Examples :
    • a vulgar and objectionable person


  1. active strength of body or mind

    Synonyms : dynamism, heartiness, vigor
    Type Of : strength
  2. an imaginative lively style (especially style of writing)

    Synonyms : energy, muscularity, vigor, vim
    Type Of : spirit, sprightliness, life, liveliness
  3. forceful exertion

    Synonyms : energy, vigor, zip
    Type Of : force, strength, forcefulness


  1. the activity of making visits

    Type Of : visit
    Examples :
    • the purpose was to promote homes, clubs, visiting, and other services


  1. of or relating to or having vessels that conduct and circulate fluids

    Antonyms : avascular
    Examples :
    • vascular constriction
    • a vascular bundle


  1. having worth or merit or value

    Synonyms : worthful
    Examples :
    • a valuable friend
  2. having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange

    Antonyms : worthless
    Examples :
    • a valuable diamond
  3. something of value

    Type Of : hoarded wealth, treasure
    Examples :
    • all our valuables were stolen


  1. the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life

    Synonyms : payback, retribution
    Type Of : retaliation, revenge
    Examples :
    • For vengeance I would do nothing. This nation is too great to look for mere revenge
    • he swore vengeance on the man who betrayed him