Vie Definition

vied, vies, vying
vied, vies, vying
To struggle for superiority (with someone) or enter into competition (for something); compete.
Webster's New World
To strive for victory or superiority; contend.
American Heritage
To do, offer, display, or match in rivalry.
Webster's New World
To bet; wager; hazard.
Webster's New World

To stake a sum of money upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See revie.


Origin of Vie

  • Short for Middle English envien from Old French envier from Latin invītāre to invite, give occasion for invite

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French envier.

    From Wiktionary

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