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VI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does VI mean? 

VI (noun)
  The noun VI has 2 senses:

1. the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one
2. more than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States

  Familiarity information: VI used as a noun is rare.


VI (adjective)
  The adjective VI has 1 sense:

1. denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units

  Familiarity information: VI used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VI (noun)


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Meaning:

The cardinal number that is the sum of five and one

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

VI; sixer; six; sise; sextuplet; 6; sestet; hexad; half a dozen; Captain Hicks; sextet

Hypernyms ("VI" is a kind of...):

digit; figure (one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration)


Sense 2VI [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

More than 130 southeastern Virgin Islands; a dependent territory of the United States

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

American Virgin Islands; United States Virgin Islands; VI

Instance hypernyms:

possession (a territory that is controlled by a ruling state)

Holonyms ("VI" is a part of...):

Virgin Islands (a group of islands in northeastern West Indies (east of Puerto Rico) discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493; owned by United States and Britain)


VI (adjective)


Sense 1vi [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Denoting a quantity consisting of six items or units

Synonyms:

6; half dozen; half-dozen; six; vi

Similar:

cardinal (being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order)


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