Definitions for vievaɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.i.)to strive in competition or rivalry with another; contend for superiority.
(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
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
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.
- يَتَنافَس، يَتَبارىArabic
- competirPortuguese (BR)
- competir, rivalizarSpanish
- رقابت کردنFarsi
- स्पर्धा करनाHindi
- nadmetati seCroatian
- keppa/bítast um e-ðIcelandic
- competere, gareggiareItalian
- lenktyniauti, varžytisLithuanian
- kappes/konkurrere omNorwegian
- a se lua laîntrecereRomanian
- takmičiti seSerbian
- tävla, kämpaSwedish
- 競爭Chinese (Trad.)
- суперничати, змагатисяUkrainian
- مسابقہ کرناUrdu
- giành giật một cách quyết liêtVietnamese
- 竞争Chinese (Simp.)
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