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Vice president   /vaɪs prˈɛzədˌɛnt/   Listen
Vice president

An executive officer ranking immediately below a president; may serve in the president's place under certain circumstances.  Synonym: V.P..

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"Vice president" Quotes from Famous Books

... office in April in New York City on the balcony of the Senate Chamber at Federal Hall on Wall Street. General Washington had been unanimously elected President by the first electoral college, and John Adams was elected Vice President because he received the second greatest number of votes. Under the rules, each elector cast two votes. The Chancellor of New York and fellow Freemason, Robert R. Livingston administered the oath of office. The Bible on which the oath was sworn belonged to New York's St. John's Masonic Lodge. ...
— United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches - From Washington to George W. Bush • Various

... New Hampshire. Here I took leave of Mr. Dalton and many other private gentlemen, also of General Titcomb, who had met me on the line between Middlesex and Essex counties, corps of light horse, and many officers of militia, and was received by the president of the State of New Hampshire, the vice president, some of the council, Messrs. Langdon and Wingate of the Senate, Colonel Parker, marshal of the state, and many other respectable characters, besides several troops of well-clothed horse, in handsome uniforms, and many officers ...
— Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants • James H. Head

... furnished two Presidents, one Vice President, fifteen Cabinet officers, twenty Foreign Ministers, twenty-nine United States Senators, one hundred and four Congressmen, ...
— Colleges in America • John Marshall Barker

... book of great local interest and value, viz:—"Nemours, Temps Geologiques, Temps Prehistoriques, Temps Historiques, par E. Doigneau, Membre de la Societe Archeologique de Seine-et-Marne, Ancien Vice President de la ...
— East of Paris - Sketches in the Gatinais, Bourbonnais, and Champagne • Matilda Betham-Edwards

... letter of Burr to ——-, giving a history of his transactions with the Holland Land Company; his daughter married; Miss Burr to Joseph Alston; letter from Alston to Miss Burr on early marriages; contested election in New-York in 1800; Burr a candidate for the office of Vice President; a tie vote with ...
— Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete • Matthew L. Davis

... distances which a man must have travelled. Although the idea really is to keep it right down to our own crowd and make each man justify the smallness of the club's membership by doing something worth while. I am President. Bonsal is vice president. Russell treasurer and Griscom Secretary. Somerset is the solitary member. You and Sam and Helen and Elizabeth Bisland are at present the only honorary members. We are also giving gold medals to the two chaps who crossed Asia on bicycles, ...
— Adventures and Letters • Richard Harding Davis

... the services, the table was spread for dinner. I was assigned the head of the table, with the President of the Association at my right, and the Vice President at my left. Both of these gentlemen were decidedly Infidel in their views, and have since become somewhat distinguished as champions of Unbelief. They always treated me with courtesy, however, and sought to ...
— Thirty Years in the Itinerancy • Wesson Gage Miller

Words linked to "Vice president" :   executive vice president, V.P., executive, vice-presidential, senior vice president, Vice President of the United States, executive director

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