- a male given name, diminutive of Vance or Ivan
- forbidden, prohibited
- A third way; a middle course, a compromise.
- a region of Manhattanville, Harlem, New York City
- (dated) namely, as follows, that is to say
- (rfdate) Infantry " First Regiment, " composed of eight companies, viz: Company A, W. C. Allen, " (The Vigilance Committee of "56, James O"Meara)
- a reversal of policy, attitude or principle