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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vievaɪ(v.)vied, vy•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to strive in competition or rivalry with another; contend for superiority.

  2. (v.t.)Obs. to stake in card playing.

Origin of vie:

1525–35; by aphesis < MF envier to raise the stake (at cards), OF: to challenge, provoke < L invītāre to entertain, invite

Princeton's WordNet

  1. compete, vie, contend(verb)

    compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others


  1. vie(Verb)

    To rival; to struggle for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.

  2. vie(Verb)

    To rival (something), etc.

  3. Origin: From envier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vie(verb)

    to stake a sum upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See Revie

  2. Vie(verb)

    to strive for superiority; to contend; to use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition

  3. Vie(verb)

    to stake; to wager

  4. Vie(verb)

    to do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy

  5. Vie(noun)

    a contest for superiority; competition; rivalry; strife; also, a challenge; a wager


  1. Vie

    Vie, is a district, of Oradea, a city in Bihor, Romania. The name means vineyard in Romanian.

Anagrams of VIE

  1. I've

  2. VEI

  3. Ive

Translations for VIE

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to compete with

The two parents vied with each other in their attempts to gain the children's love.

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