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vehicle meaning

[ 'vi:ikl ]   Pronunciation:
Synonyms of "vehicle""vehicle" in a sentence

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  • Noun: vehicle  veeikul
    1. A conveyance that transports people or objects 
    2. A medium for the expression or achievement of something
      "his editorials provided a vehicle for his political views"; "a congregation is a vehicle of group identity"; "the play was just a vehicle to display her talents" 
    3. Any substance that facilitates the use of a drug or pigment or other material that is mixed with it 
    4. Any inanimate object (as a towel or money or clothing or dishes or books or toys etc.) that can transmit infectious agents from one person to another
      - fomite

    Derived forms: vehicles

    See also: vehicular

    Type of: conveyance, medium, object, physical object, substance, transport

    Encyclopedia: Vehicle

  • [Architecture]

    In a paint, the liquid in which the pigment is dispersed.

  • [Business]
    AmE also / noun [C]



    a car, bus, lorry/truck, etc:

    The company is renewing its fleet of vehicles.

    a commercial/delivery/(heavy) goods vehicle

    ◆ vehicle makers/manufacturers/producers to hire/lease a vehicle


    something that can be used as a way of achieving sth or to express your ideas or feelings :

    The intranet provides a vehicle for teams to share information and knowledge.

    The capital will be repaid if your investment vehicle performs well.

  • [Electronics]
    An inert substance, usually a liquid, that acts as a solvent, carrier, or binder for some other, more active substance. Thus, shellac can be the vehicle for the metallic powder in a silver paint used in silk-screening electronic circuits.

  • [Law]

  • [Mechanical engineering]
    "A self-propelled wheeled machine that transports people or goods on or off roads, automobiles and trucks are examples."

  • [Medicine]
    A carrier or inert medium used as a solvent (or diluent) in which the medicinally active agent is formulated and or administered. (Dictionary of Pharmacy,1986) n
    1 : an inert medium in which a medicinally active agent is administered
    2 : an agent of transmission ‹a vehicle of infection›


  • Every disposable vehicle was sent.
  • Every street was jam-packed with vehicles.
  • He saw the vehicle bearing down on him.
  • This might apply to caterpillar vehicles.
  • He commandeered idle men and vehicle.
  • Language is the vehicle of thought.
  • All vehicles should keep to the right.
  • The entire vehicle is covered with a stiffened skin.
  • Various kinds of vehicles run to and from in the street.
  • Transport vehicles were showing many signs of wear.
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