- a person who valuates; an assessor or appraiser
- a person who appreciates something and sets a value on it
- (colloquial) short form of vegetate; to engage in complete inactivity; to rest
- After working hard all week, I decided to stay home and veg on Saturday.
- (context, mostly, UK) A lay person who takes care of the interior of a church and acts as an attendant during services, where he or she carries the verge (or virge). An usher; in major ecclesiastical landmarks, a tour guide. In the United States, the office is generally combined with that of sexton.
- 1857 "We have often seen each other," said Little Dorrit, recognising the sexton, or the beadle, or the , or whatever he was, "when I have been at church here." " Charles Dickens, Little Dorrit, s:Little Dorrit/Book 1/Chapter 14, Book 1, Chapter 14.
- the Roman equivalent of the Greek Hestia
- A supplier of victuals or provisions.
- (nautical) A supply ship.
- An innkeeper.
- A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.
- (UK) A family house, often semi-detached, in a middle class street.
- In ancient Rome, a country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.
- A trader, particularly in furs, who worked (and explored) in the area of Canada and the northern United States from the 16th to early 19th centuries; they were often of Quebecois extraction.