compete, vie, contend(verb)
compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
To rival; to struggle for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.
To rival (something), etc.
Origin: From envier.
to stake a sum upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of gleek. See Revie
to strive for superiority; to contend; to use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition
to stake; to wager
to do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy
a contest for superiority; competition; rivalry; strife; also, a challenge; a wager
Origin: [OE. vien, shortened fr. envien, OF. envier to invite, to challenge, a word used in gambling, L. invitare to invite; of uncertain origin. Cf. Invite, Envie.]
Vie, is a district, of Oradea, a city in Bihor, Romania. The name means vineyard in Romanian.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vī, v.i. to strive for superiority.—v.t. to contend about: (Shak.) to offer as a stake or wager:—pr.p. vy′ing; pa.t. and pa.p. vīed.—n. (obs.) a contest. [M. E. vien, by aphæresis from envien, to vie, through Fr. from L. invitāre, to invite.]
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The numerical value of vie in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of vie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- rivalitzarCatalan, Valencian
- rivaliser, concourir, être en compétition pour, lutterFrench
- rivaleggiare, gareggiare, competere, lottareItalian
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