Definition of


  1. (verb, competition) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

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Synonyms of Vie

compete, contend

Alternate forms of Vie

Hyponyms: emulate, equal, go for, match, play, race, rival, run, run off, touch, try for

Origin of the word Vie

  1. 1565, aphetic form of M.E. envie "make a challenge," from O.Fr. envier, from L. invitare (see invite). more

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Words that sound like Vie

8vo, v, v-1, v.p., va, vayu, veau, vfw, vhf, vi, vibe, view, vii, viii, vip, viva, vivify, vow

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