Rows of grape vines.
- An example of a vine is a grape plant.
- An example of a vine is honeysuckle.
- any plant with a long, thin stem that grows along the ground or climbs a wall or other support by means of tendrils, etc.
- the stem of such a plant
- grapevine (sense )
Origin of vineMiddle English from Old French vine from Classical Latin vinea, vine from vineus, pertaining to wine from vinum, wine, akin to Classical Greek oin?, vine, oinos, wine, probably a loanword from a pre-IE language of the Pontus region (from source Classical Hebrew (language) yayin)
- a. A weak-stemmed plant that derives its support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface.b. The stem of such a plant.
- a. A grapevine.b. Grapevines considered as a group: products of the vine.
intransitive verbvined, vin·ing, vines
Origin of vineMiddle English from Old French from Latin vīnea from feminine of vīneus of wine from vīnum wine
From Old French vigne, from Latin vÄ«nea.
vine - Computer Definition
A mobile video sharing app that takes six-second videos for posting on Facebook and Twitter. Vine was founded in 2012 and acquired by Twitter that same year. The first app debuted in 2013 for the iPhone and iPod touch. In late 2016, Twitter announced that Vine would be shut down. See Twitter.