Definitions English

  • Chastity, especially in a woman.
  • A particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial quality; advantage: a plan with the virtue of being practical.
  • Effective force or power: believed in the virtue of prayer.
  • Christianity The fifth of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
  • Obsolete Manly courage; valor.
  • by On the grounds or basis of; by reason of: well-off by virtue of a large inheritance.