HyperDic: vi

English > 3 senses of the word vi / VI:
ADJECTIVEallvi, six, 6, half dozen, half-dozendenoting a quantity consisting of six items or units
NOUNquantityVI, six, 6, sixer, sise, Captain Hicks, half a dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexadthe cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
locationVI, United States Virgin Islands, American Virgin Islandsmore than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands
vi / VI > pronunciation
Soundsvay'; viy'; viy'ay'
RhymesLevi ... vie: 3 rhymes with vay...
anchovy ... wavy: 30 rhymes with viy...
English > vi: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdenoting a quantity consisting of six items or units.
Synonymssix, 6, half dozen, half-dozen
BroadercardinalBeing or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
Spanish6, seis, VI
Catalan6, sis, VI
English > VI: 3 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningThe cardinal number that is the sum of five and one.
Synonymssix, 6, sixer, sise, Captain Hicks, half a dozen, sextet, sestet, sextuplet, hexad
Broaderdigit, figureOne of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
Spanish6, hexad, seis, sestet, sexteto, sise, sixer
Catalan6, hexad, sestet, sextet, sise, sis, sixer
English > VI: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningMore than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States.
SynonymsUnited States Virgin Islands, American Virgin Islands
Instance ofpossessionA territory that is controlled by a ruling state
Part ofVirgin IslandsA group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493
SpanishIslas Virgenes de los Estados Unidos, Islas Vírgenes Estadounidenses

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