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v. vied, vy·ing (vī′ĭng), vies
To strive for victory or superiority; contend. See Synonyms at rival.
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.]
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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]
ˈvying adj, n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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Past participle: vied
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|Verb||1.||vie - compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others|
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"
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verb compete, struggle, contend, contest, strive, be rivals, match yourself against The two candidates are vying for the support of the New York voters.
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keppa/bítast um e-î
vie[vaɪ] VI to vie for sth → disputarse algo
to vie with sb → competir con algn, rivalizar con algn
to vie with sb for sth → disputar algo a algn, competir con algn por algo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
vie[vaɪ] vi to vie (with sb) for sth → competere (con qn) per qc
to vie with one another for sth → contendersi qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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. meeding يَتَنافَس، يَتَبارى съпернича competir soupeřit wetteifern kappes συναγωνίζομαιcompetir, rivalizar võistlema رقابت کردن kilpailla rivaliser לְהִתחָרוֹת स्पर्धा करना nadmetati se verseng bersaing keppa/bítast um e-ð competere, gareggiare 張り合う 겨루다 lenktyniauti, varžytis sacensties bersaing wedijveren kappes/konkurrere om rywalizować competir a se lua la întrecere соперничать súperiť tekmovati takmičiti se tävla, kämpa แข่งขัน yarışmak 競爭 суперничати, змагатися مسابقہ کرنا giành giật một cách quyết liêt 竞争
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