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Meaning of VIS-A-VIS

Pronunciation:  `veezu'vee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  small sofa that seats two people
  2. [n]  a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another
  3. [adv]  face-to-face; face-to-face with; "they sat vis-a-vis at the table"; "I found myself vis-a-vis a burly policeman"
  4. [adj]  referring or directing attention to; "as to what we have discussed..."; "in relation to your inquiry..."; "income vis-a-vis expenditures"

VIS-A-VIS is a 9 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: as to, concerning, counterpart, in regard to, in relation to, love seat, opposite number, regarding, related, related to, tete-a-tete, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to
 See Also: complement, couch, equivalent, lounge, match, sofa



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Vis`-a-vis"\, n. [F., opposite, face to face.]
    1. One who, or that which, is face to face with another;
       esp., one who faces another in dancing.
    2. A carriage in which two persons sit face to face. Also, a
       form of sofa with seats for two persons, so arranged that
       the occupants are face to face while sitting on opposite
  2. \Vis`-a-vis"\, adv.
    Face to face.