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vie

 (vī)
v. vied, vy·ing (vī′ĭng), vies
v.intr.
To strive for victory or superiority; contend. See Synonyms at rival.
v.tr.
1. Archaic To offer in competition; match.
2. Obsolete To wager or bet.

[Short for Middle English envien, from Old French envier, from Latin invītāre, to invite, give occasion for; see invite.]

vie

(vaɪ)
vb, vies, vying or vied
1. (intr; foll by with or for) to contend for superiority or victory (with) or strive in competition (for)
2. (tr) archaic to offer, exchange, or display in rivalry
[C15: probably from Old French envier to challenge, from Latin invītāre to invite]
ˈvier n
ˈvying adj, n

vie

(vaɪ)

v. vied, vy•ing. v.i.
1. to strive in competition or rivalry with another; contend for superiority.
v.t.
2. Obs. to stake in card playing.
[1525–35; by aphesis < Middle French envier to raise the stake (at cards), Old French: to challenge, provoke < Latin invītāre to entertain, invite]

vie


Past participle: vied
Gerund: vying

Imperative
vie
vie
Present
I vie
you vie
he/she/it vies
we vie
you vie
they vie
Preterite
I vied
you vied
he/she/it vied
we vied
you vied
they vied
Present Continuous
I am vying
you are vying
he/she/it is vying
we are vying
you are vying
they are vying
Present Perfect
I have vied
you have vied
he/she/it has vied
we have vied
you have vied
they have vied
Past Continuous
I was vying
you were vying
he/she/it was vying
we were vying
you were vying
they were vying
Past Perfect
I had vied
you had vied
he/she/it had vied
we had vied
you had vied
they had vied
Future
I will vie
you will vie
he/she/it will vie
we will vie
you will vie
they will vie
Future Perfect
I will have vied
you will have vied
he/she/it will have vied
we will have vied
you will have vied
they will have vied
Future Continuous
I will be vying
you will be vying
he/she/it will be vying
we will be vying
you will be vying
they will be vying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been vying
you have been vying
he/she/it has been vying
we have been vying
you have been vying
they have been vying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been vying
you will have been vying
he/she/it will have been vying
we will have been vying
you will have been vying
they will have been vying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been vying
you had been vying
he/she/it had been vying
we had been vying
you had been vying
they had been vying
Conditional
I would vie
you would vie
he/she/it would vie
we would vie
you would vie
they would vie
Past Conditional
I would have vied
you would have vied
he/she/it would have vied
we would have vied
you would have vied
they would have vied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vie - compete for somethingvie - compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
try for, go for - make an attempt at achieving something; "She tried for the Olympics"
play - participate in games or sport; "We played hockey all afternoon"; "play cards"; "Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches"
run off - decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff
race, run - compete in a race; "he is running the Marathon this year"; "let's race and see who gets there first"
rival - be the rival of, be in competition with; "we are rivaling for first place in the race"
emulate - compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with; "This artist's drawings cannot emulate his water colors"
rival, equal, match, touch - be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents"

vie

verb compete, struggle, contend, contest, strive, be rivals, match yourself against The two candidates are vying for the support of the New York voters.

vie

verb
To strive against (others) for victory:
Translations
يَتَنافَس، يَتَبارى
Rivalitzar
soupeřit
kappes
kilpailla
keppa/bítast um e-î
sacensties

vie

[vaɪ] VI to vie for sthdisputarse algo
to vie with sbcompetir con algn, rivalizar con algn
to vie with sb for sthdisputar algo a algn, competir con algn por algo

vie

[ˈvaɪ] vi
to vie for sth → se disputer qch
to vie for attention → se disputer l'attention
to vie with sb → être en concurrence avec qn
to vie with sb for sth → être en concurrence avec qn pour qch
to vie to do sth → être en concurrence pour faire qch

vie

viwetteifern; (Comm) → konkurrieren; to vie with somebody for somethingmit jdm um etw wetteifern; to vie with somebody to do somethingmit jdm darum wetteifern, etw zu tun; they are vying for the championshipsie kämpfen um die Meisterschaft

vie

[vaɪ] vi to vie (with sb) for sthcompetere (con qn) per qc
to vie with one another for sth → contendersi qc

vie

(vai) present participle ˈvying (ˈvaiiŋ) : past tense, past participle vied verb
to compete with. The two parents vied with each other in their attempts to gain the children's love.
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My hat (which had served me for a night-cap, too) was so crushed and bent, that no old battered handleless saucepan on a dunghill need have been ashamed to vie with it.
The scantiness of materials is indeed a formidable difficulty; but no one knows better than Dr Dryasdust, that to those deeply read in antiquity, hints concerning the private life of our ancestors lie scattered through the pages of our various historians, bearing, indeed, a slender proportion to the other matters of which they treat, but still, when collected together, sufficient to throw considerable light upon the vie priv
Nobody but an acrobat will voluntarily spend years at such a difficult mechanical puzzle as the keyboard, and so we have to take our impressions of Beethoven's sonatas from acrobats who vie with each other in the rapidity of their prestos, or the staying power of their left wrists.
Full of wonder at so strange a form of madness, they flocked to see it from a distance, and observed with what composure he sometimes paced up and down, or sometimes, leaning on his lance, gazed on his armour without taking his eyes off it for ever so long; and as the night closed in with a light from the moon so brilliant that it might vie with his that lent it, everything the novice knight did was plainly seen by all.
Here in the evening the favourite reclined, watching the peonies vie with the sunset beyond.
About two-thirds of the way along the Faubourg Saint-Honore, and in the rear of one of the most imposing mansions in this rich neighborhood, where the various houses vie with each other for elegance of design and magnificence of construction, extended a large garden, where the wide-spreading chestnut-trees raised their heads high above the walls in a solid rampart, and with the coming of every spring scattered a shower of delicate pink and white blossoms into the large stone vases that stood upon the two square pilasters of a curiously wrought iron gate, that dated from the time of Louis XII.
Neither was all the dazzle of the precious stones, which flamed with their own light, worth one gleam of natural sunshine; nor could the most brilliant of the many-colored gems, which Proserpina had for playthings, vie with the simple beauty of the flowers she used to gather.
I am sure I often wish intensely for liberty to spend a whole month in the country at some little farm-house, bien gentille, bien propre, tout entouree de champs et de bois; quelle vie charmante que la vie champetre
If you do this, and if the Achaeans obey you, you will find out who, both chiefs and peoples, are brave, and who are cowards; for they will vie against the other.
But then, Ruaruga has a house--not so pretty a one, to be sure--but just as commodious as Marheyo's; and, I suppose, if he wished to vie with his neighbour's establishment, he could do so with very little trouble.
You have been an improver yourself, and from what I hear of Everingham, it may vie with any place in England.
Indeed, he soon discovered that his recruits, enlisted at Montreal, were fit to vie with the ragged regiment of Falstaff.