Vie definition

To strive for victory or superiority; contend.
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(archaic) To offer in competition; match.
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To struggle for superiority (with someone) or enter into competition (for something); compete.
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Vie is defined as to strive to win something.

An example of to vie is to fight to win a reality show.

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(obsolete) To wager or bet.
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(obs.) To bet; wager; hazard.
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(archaic) To do, offer, display, or match in rivalry.
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(intransitive) To rival; to struggle for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.

Her suitors were all vying for her attention.

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(archaic) To rival (something), etc.
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To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy.
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To stake; to wager.

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