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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.
References in classic literature ?
Each man vied with the other in thrusting his head over his neighbor's shoulder.
Today, John Carter, Warlord of Mars, with Dejah Thoris, his mate, led in the dancing, and if there was another couple that vied with them in possession of the silent admiration of the guests it was the resplendent Jed of Gathol and his beautiful partner.
It is true, they now and then filched a few trifles from their good friends, the Big Hearts, when their backs were turned; but then, they always treated them to their faces with the utmost deference and respect, and good-humoredly vied with the trappers in all kinds of feats of activity and mirthful sports.