- an officer next in rank below a president, acting during the president's absence or incapacity
- any of several officers of a company, institution, etc., each in charge of a separate department
- the elected officer in the U.S. government who acts as president of the Senate and succeeds to the Presidency in the event of the President's death, incapacity, or removal
vice presidentvice president
- An example of vice president is someone who will take over for the US president if the President is assassinated.
- An example of vice president is the second in command at a company or in a club.
Vice president is a person who is second in command to a president and he acts if something happens to the president, or is a club or corporate title for a person in charge of a specific department or function.
Also written vice′-pres′ident
- An officer ranking next below a president, usually empowered to assume the president's duties under conditions such as absence, illness, or death.
- A deputy to a president, especially in a corporation, in charge of a specific department or location: vice president of sales.
- Vice-President of the United States; the holder of the constitutional position of the person who succeeds to the Presidency of the United States in the event of the death or incapacity of the President.
vice- + President
(plural vice presidents) (abbreviation VP)
(plural Vice Presidents)
- (US) The secondary office to the President of the United States, being the first in line of succession to the President, and also acting as presiding officer of the U.S. Senate.
- The unexpected monikers are the brainchildren of Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI's executive vice-president and color designer.
- In the year of a presidential election the citizen may be called upon to vote at one time for all of the following: (1) National candidates - president and vice-president (indirectly through the electoral college) and members of the House of Representatives; (2) state candidates - governor, members of the state legislature, attorney-general, treasurer, &c.; (3) county candidates - sheriff, county judges, district attorney, &c.; (4) municipal or town candidates - mayor, aldermen, selectmen, &c. The number of persons actually voted for may therefore be ten or a dozen, or it may be many more.
- Schofield at Franklin, and on the 15th-16th of December was utterly defeated by Thomas at Nashville, the Federals thus securing virtually undisputed control of the state.1 After the occupation of the state by the Federal armies in 1862 Andrew Johnson was appointed military governor by the president (confirmed March 3, 1862), and held the office until inaugurated vice-president on the 4th of March 1865.
- From the first he took an important place in the chamber, as one of the most notable orators of the Progressist Republican group. In January 1896 he was elected vice-president of the chamber, and henceforth devoted himself to the struggle against the Left, not only in parliament, but also in public meetings throughout France.
- The executive branch consists of a president and vice-president, assisted by a cabinet of 8 secretaries of state: (1) foreign affairs; (2) interior; (3) justice; (4) public instruction and fine arts; (5) fomento, colonization and industry; (6) communications and public works; (7) finance and public credit; (8) war and marine.