vying


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vy·ing

 (vī′ĭng)
v.
Present participle of vie.

vying

(ˈvaɪɪŋ)
vb
the present participle of vie
adj
competing: two vying patriarchs.
ˈvyingly adv

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]
Translations

vying

n(Konkurrenz)kampf m(for um)

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 ?
"All that nature yields was there, vying with the rarest hues.
Paolo had earlier said he was not keen on vying for the House Speaker post.
A total of 81 candidates are vying for posts in the executive committee, two candidates for the post of Wanita permanent chairman and four candidates for the deputy permanent chairman's post.