- Vide is Latin for see or refer to and is used to direct a reader somewhere else.
An example of vide is the author of a book wanting readers to see a definition for a word on a page.
vide definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin imperative sing of videre, to see: see vision
vide definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb Abbr. v.
Origin: Latin vidē, sing. imperative of vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.