Synonyms of virtue in English:

virtue


See definition of virtue

noun

1‘the simple virtue and integrity of peasant life’

SYNONYMS
goodness, virtuousness, righteousness, morality, ethicalness, uprightness, upstandingness, integrity, dignity, rectitude, honesty, honourableness, honourability, honour, incorruptibility, probity, propriety, decency, respectability, nobility, nobility of soul, nobility of spirit, nobleness, worthiness, worth, good, trustworthiness, meritoriousness, irreproachableness, blamelessness, purity, pureness, lack of corruption, merit
principles, high principles, ethics
ANTONYMS

vice, iniquity

2‘promptness was not one of his virtues’

SYNONYMS
good point, good quality, strong point, strong suit, long suit, asset, forte, attribute, advantage, benefit, strength, talent
informal plus
ANTONYMS

failing

3‘she lost her wealth and her virtue in the great city’

SYNONYMS
virginity, honour, maidenhood, maidenhead, chastity, chasteness, purity, pureness, lack of sin, sinlessness, spotlessness, wholesomeness, innocence, decency, virtuousness, respectability, dignity, modesty
celibacy, abstinence, self-restraint, self-denial
informal cherry
immaculateness
rare continence
ANTONYMS

promiscuity

4‘I can see no virtue in such an arrangement’

SYNONYMS
merit, advantage, benefit, usefulness, efficacy, efficaciousness, power, potency, force, strength
ANTONYMS

disadvantage


Phrases

    by virtue of

    ‘they hold the posts by virtue of family connections’


    SYNONYMS

    because of, on account of, by reason of, by dint of, by means of, by way of, via, through, as a result of, as a consequence of, on the strength of, owing to, thanks to, due to, based on

    with the help of, with the aid of, with the assistance of