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vehicle

ve·hi·cle

vehicle

 
 
pronunciation:
vi ih kl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a device used to transport people or things.
You need a license to drive most motorized vehicles.The road was filled cars and buses and every other kind of vehicle.
 
synonyms:
conveyance
similar words:
car, transport, transportation
definition 2: a means of transmitting, achieving, or expressing; medium.
The magazine served as a vehicle for political expression.Shakespeare uses this character as a vehicle for humor.The studio saw the film as the perfect vehicle to launch their new star.
synonyms:
instrument, medium, tool
similar words:
device, expedient, means, mechanism
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broader category that includes vehicles
some actions of vehicles
some examples of vehicles
some people associated with vehicles
some places for vehicles
some things typically transported in vehicles