1. Italian fashion designer (1946-1997)

    Synonyms : gianni versace


  1. moral weakness

    Synonyms : frailty
    Type Of : evil, evilness
  2. a specific form of evildoing

    Type Of : transgression, evildoing
    Examples :
    • vice offends the moral standards of the community


  1. a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky

    Synonyms : evening star, hesperus
  2. a late afternoon or evening worship service

    Type Of : divine service, religious service, service


  1. jump across or leap over (an obstacle)

    Synonyms : overleap
    Type Of : jump, bound, leap, spring
  2. a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables

    Synonyms : bank vault
    Type Of : strongroom
  3. a burial chamber (usually underground)

    Synonyms : burial vault
    Type Of : sepulture, sepulchre, sepulcher, burial chamber
  4. the act of jumping over an obstacle

    Synonyms : hurdle
    Type Of : jumping, jump
  5. an arched brick or stone ceiling or roof

    Type Of : roof
  6. bound vigorously

    Type Of : leap, jump, spring, bound


  1. someone who visits

    Synonyms : visitant
    Type Of : traveller, traveler


  1. muted or unclear

    Examples :
    • veiled sounds
    • the image is veiled or foggy
  2. having or as if having a veil or concealing cover

    Antonyms : unveiled
    Examples :
    • a veiled dancer
    • a veiled hat
    • veiled threats
    • veiled insults


  1. the act of looking or seeing or observing

    Synonyms : sight, survey
    Type Of : looking, looking at, look
    Examples :
    • he tried to get a better view of it
  2. see or watch

    Synonyms : catch, see, take in, watch
    Type Of : watch
    Examples :
    • view a show on television
    • view an exhibition
  3. graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept

    Synonyms : scene
    Type Of : graphic art
    Examples :
    • figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment
  4. look at carefully; study mentally

    Synonyms : consider, look at
    Type Of : study, examine, analyse, analyze, canvass
    Examples :
    • view a problem
  5. a way of regarding situations or topics etc.

    Synonyms : perspective, position
    Type Of : orientation
    Examples :
    • consider what follows from the positivist view
  6. the range of the eye

    Synonyms : eyeshot
    Type Of : range, reach
    Examples :
    • they were soon out of view
  7. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

    Synonyms : opinion, persuasion, sentiment, thought
    Type Of : belief
  8. the visual percept of a region

    Synonyms : aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, vista
    Type Of : visual image, visual percept
    Examples :
    • the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views
  9. a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof

    Synonyms : opinion
    Type Of : subject matter, content, substance, message
  10. deem to be

    Synonyms : consider, reckon, regard, see
    Type Of : believe, conceive, think, consider
    Examples :
    • She views this quite differently from me
  11. the range of interest or activity that can be anticipated

    Synonyms : horizon, purview
    Type Of : reach, scope, range, ambit, compass, orbit
  12. outward appearance

    Type Of : appearance, visual aspect
    Examples :
    • they look the same in outward view
  13. purpose; the phrase `with a view to' means `with the intention of' or `for the purpose of'

    Type Of : intention, purpose, design, intent, aim
    Examples :
    • he took the computer with a view to pawning it


  1. a small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)

    Synonyms : ampoule, ampul, ampule, phial
    Type Of : bottle


  1. characterized by violence or bloodshed

    Synonyms : crimson, red
  2. marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

    Synonyms : fierce, tearing, trigger-happy, vehement
    Examples :
    • violent passions
  3. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud

    Synonyms : wild
    Examples :
    • a violent clash of colors
    • her dress was a violent red
    • a violent noise
  4. acting with or marked by or resulting from great force or energy or emotional intensity

    Antonyms : nonviolent
    Examples :
    • a violent attack
    • a violent person
    • violent feelings
    • a violent rage
    • felt a violent dislike
  5. effected by force or injury rather than natural causes

    Examples :
    • a violent death


  1. a vertical structural member as a post or stake

    Synonyms : upright
    Type Of : structural member
  2. at right angles to the plane of the horizon or a base line

    Synonyms : perpendicular
    Antonyms : horizontal, inclined
    Examples :
    • a vertical camera angle
    • the monument consists of two vertical pillars supporting a horizontal slab
  3. upright in position or posture

    Synonyms : erect, upright
    Examples :
    • a column still vertical amid the ruins
  4. of or relating to different levels in a hierarchy (as levels of social class or income group)

    Examples :
    • vertical social mobility
  5. something that is oriented vertically

    Type Of : orientation
  6. relating to or involving all stages of a business from production to distribution