vis

noun
\ ˈvis How to pronounce vis (audio) \
plural vires\ ˈvī-​ˌrēz How to pronounce vis (audio) \

Definition of vis

 (Entry 1 of 3)

Definition of vis (Entry 2 of 3)

1 visibility; visible
2 visual

Vis

geographical name
\ ˈvēs How to pronounce Vis (audio) \

Definition of Vis (Entry 3 of 3)

island of Croatia in the Adriatic Sea that historically has been controlled by a succession of peoples

First Known Use of vis

Noun

circa 1630, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vis

Noun

Latin — more at vim

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“Vis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vis. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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