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In Europe, you would almost never have people with large amounts of income being happy with a two-volume vehicle like a hatchback or a minivan. They want to structurally show their societal position, which is why three volumes are so popular. They show 'I'm part of that hierarchy.'
Chris Bangle

Meaning of "vehicle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VEHICLE

From Latin vehiculum, from vehere to carry.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VEHICLE

vehicle  [ˈviːɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VEHICLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vehicle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VEHICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

vehicle

Vehicle

A vehicle is a mobile machine that transports passengers or cargo. Most often, vehicles are manufactured, such as wagons, bicycles, Motor vehicles, watercraft, spacecraft and aircraft. Land vehicles are classified broadly by what is used to apply steering and drive forces against the ground: wheeled, tracked, railed or skied. ISO 3833-1977 is the standard, also internationally used in legislation, for road vehicles types, terms and definitions.

Definition of vehicle in the English dictionary

The first definition of vehicle in the dictionary is any conveyance in or by which people or objects are transported, esp one fitted with wheels. Other definition of vehicle is a medium for the expression, communication, or achievement of ideas, information, power, etc. Vehicle is also a therapeutically inactive substance mixed with the active ingredient to give bulk to a medicine.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VEHICLE


article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
chemical
ˈkɛmɪkəl
clinical
ˈklɪnɪkəl
critical
ˈkrɪtɪkəl
cycle
ˈsaɪkəl
electrical
ɪˈlɛktrɪkəl
geographic
dʒɪəˈɡræfɪkəl
historical
hɪˈstɒrɪkəl
mechanical
mɪˈkænɪkəl
medical
ˈmɛdɪkəl
Michael
ˈmaɪkəl
motorcycle
ˈməʊtəˌsaɪkəl
musical
ˈmjuːzɪkəl
physical
ˈfɪzɪkəl
political
pəˈlɪtɪkəl
practical
ˈpræktɪkəl
technical
ˈtɛknɪkəl
tropical
ˈtrɒpɪkəl
typical
ˈtɪpɪkəl
vertical
ˈvɜːtɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VEHICLE

vegetive
veggie
veggieburger
veggies
vegie
vego
vehemence
vehemency
vehement
vehemently
vehicle emissions
vehicular
vehm
vehmic
vehmique
Veii
veil
veil-like
veiled
veiledly

WORDS THAT END LIKE VEHICLE

all-terrain vehicle
armed response vehicle
articulated vehicle
chicle
chronicle
commercial vehicle
heavy goods vehicle
high-sided vehicle
industrial vehicle
launch vehicle
launching vehicle
light vehicle
motor vehicle
multipurpose vehicle
public service vehicle
re-entry vehicle
recovery vehicle
recreational vehicle
sport utility vehicle
target vehicle
utility vehicle

Synonyms and antonyms of vehicle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VEHICLE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vehicle» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vehicle

Translation of «vehicle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VEHICLE

Find out the translation of vehicle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vehicle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vehicle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

车辆
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vehículo
570 millions of speakers

English

vehicle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वाहन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سَيَّارَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

транспортное средство
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

veículo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বাহন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

véhicule
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kenderaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fahrzeug
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

乗り物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

차량
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

kendaraan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xe cộ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாகன
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाहन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

araç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

veicolo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pojazd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

транспортний засіб
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

vehicul
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όχημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voertuig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fordon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjøretøy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vehicle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VEHICLE»

The term «vehicle» is very widely used and occupies the 2.432 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VEHICLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «vehicle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «vehicle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vehicle

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10 QUOTES WITH «VEHICLE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word vehicle.
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Aaliyah
Romeo Must Die came at the right time. It was the right vehicle for me.
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Gerry Adams
Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives.
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Patch Adams
I entered medicine to use it as a vehicle for social change.
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Andre Agassi
Tennis was always sort of a - a learning. It was a vehicle for me to discover a lot about myself. And the things that I sort of discovered at times I not only didn't want to see it for myself but I certainly didn't want millions of people to see it.
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Margaret Atwood
I was once a graduate student in Victorian literature, and I believe as the Victorian novelists did, that a novel isn't simply a vehicle for private expression, but that it also exists for social examination. I firmly believe this.
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Chris Bangle
In Europe, you would almost never have people with large amounts of income being happy with a two-volume vehicle like a hatchback or a minivan. They want to structurally show their societal position, which is why three volumes are so popular. They show 'I'm part of that hierarchy.'
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Cecilia Bartoli
The media can be a really strong vehicle.
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Neill Blomkamp
There has to be the popcorn genre element, or I don't engage the same way. I like action and vehicle design and guns and computer graphics as much as I like allegory. It's a constant balancing game. I want audiences to be on this rollercoaster that fits the Hollywood mould, but I also want them to absorb my observations.
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Steven Blum
'Toonami' was a tremendous vehicle, delivering the art of Japanese animation to a massive audience that may have otherwise never experienced it. I feel an immense debt of gratitude to everyone involved with the show and to every fan who supported it.
10
Frank Carlucci
I think the real target of al-Qaeda is Saudi Arabia by the way. They hate us and we're a vehicle to get at Saudi Arabia. I think Osama bin Laden really wants to topple that regime and have his people move in, but that's a whole other story.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VEHICLE»

Discover the use of vehicle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vehicle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Perfect Vehicle: What It Is About Motorcycles
"This book, a polished, winding meditation on the theory and fractiousness of motorcycles, celebrates both their eccentric history and the wary pleasures of touring."—The New Yorker In a book that is "a must for anyone who has loved a ...
Melissa Holbrook Pierson, 2011
2
Vehicle Handling Dynamics: Theory and Application
This is the first book to combine classical vehicle dynamics with electronic control.
Masato Abe, 2009
3
Hillier's Fundamentals of Motor Vehicle Technology
Significantly updated to cover the latest technological developments and include latest techniques and practices.
Victor Albert Walter Hillier, Peter Coombes, 2004
4
Electric Vehicle Battery Systems
Electric Vehicle Battery Systems provides operational theory and design guidance for engineers and technicians working to design and develop efficient electric vehicle (EV) power sources.
Sandeep Dhameja, 2001
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Electric Vehicle Technology Explained
This new edition includes: important new chapters on types of electric vehicles, including pickup and linear motors, overall efficiencies and energy consumption, and power generation, particularly for zero carbon emissions expanded chapters ...
James Larminie, John Lowry, 2012
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An Introduction to Modern Vehicle Design
Filling the niche between the more descriptive low level books and books which focus on specific areas of the design process, this unique volume is essential for all students of automotive engineering.
Julian Happian-Smith, 2001
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Vehicle Stability
Based on more than 30 years of teaching experience from a renowned authority in mechanical systems modeling, this volume illustrates the derivations of equations of motion using Newton's laws, Lagrange's equations, and bond graphs through a ...
Dean Karnopp, 2004
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Vehicle Dynamics: Theory and Application
Vehicle Dynamics: Theory and Application is appropriate for senior undergraduate and first year graduate students in mechanical engineering. The contents in this book are presented at a theoretical-practical level.
Reza N. Jazar, 2008
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Vehicle Power Management: Modeling, Control and Optimization
Vehicle Power Management addresses the challenge of improving vehicle fuel economy and reducing emissions without sacrificing vehicle performance, reliability and durability.
Xi Zhang, Chris Mi, 2011
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Vehicle Refinement: Controlling Noise and Vibration in Road ...
Written for students and engineering practitioners, this is the first book to address automotive NVH. It will help readers to understand and develop quieter, more comfortable cars.
Matthew Harrison, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VEHICLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vehicle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Vehicle crashes into south barricade of US Capitol building
(CNN) The South Barricade of the U.S. Capitol remains closed as U.S. Capitol Police continue to investigate where a vehicle crashed into the south barricade of ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years
FILE - In this June 24, 2015, file photo, afternoon rush our traffic moves along a highway in Phoenix. The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»
3
Land Rover Recalls 65000 Vehicles Over Unlatching Doors
Concerns over the safety of drivers and passengers has prompted Land Rover to issue a recall of more than 65,000 recently made SUVs. The problem stems ... «NPR, Jul 15»
4
Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle's ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
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Toyota makes noise with Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle
TOKYO -- For all its silence, Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle can actually be pretty noisy. Ironically, that is because the car is propelled by a whispering ... «Automotive News, Apr 15»
6
Sheepdog behind the wheel of runaway vehicle causes traffic scare
Wednesday's incident near Abington, Scotland, began when farmer Tom Hamilton left Don sitting in his utility vehicle as he inspected lambs. He insists the ... «The Globe and Mail, Apr 15»
7
Man Fatally Shot After Police Chase, Multi-Vehicle Crash in Houston
A suspect is now dead after being shot by two Houston Police Department (HPD) officers following a chase in Texas that started in Houston and ended in east ... «ABC News, Apr 15»
8
Watch Nasa test experimental Modular Robotic Vehicle
Called the Modular Robotic Vehicle, or MRV, it was developed at NASA's Johnson Space Center to show off the technologies that could let man move across ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
9
Tax disc loophole leaves angry drivers facing massive fines
Figures obtained by Guardian Money reveal that DVLA clampings have risen dramatically since October, when the agency did away with paper vehicle excise ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
10
Police shoot vehicle ramming NSA gates at Ft. Meade: report
Shots were fired outside the National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade Mondaymorning after a vehicle attempted to ram the entry gate, according to ... «Washington Times, Mar 15»

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