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Life would be dull without them.
Oscar Wilde
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English

Etymology

From French envier.

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to vie

Third person singular
v

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
y

to vie (third-person singular simple present v, present participle y, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. (intransitive) To rival; to struggle for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.
    Her suitors were all vying for her attention.
    Political parties are always vying with one another to get the most attention.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To rival (something), etc.
    • 1608, William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra [1]
      It's past the size of dreaming: nature wants stuff / To vie strange forms with fancy; yet, to imagine / And Antony, were nature's piece 'gainst fancy, / Condemning shadows quite.

Synonyms

Antonyms

Translations


Finnish

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: vie
  • IPA: /'vieː/

Verb

vie

  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of viedä.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: vie
  • IPA: /'vie(ʔ)/

Verb

vie

  1. Indicative present connegative form of viedä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of viedä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of viedä.

Anagrams


French

Pronunciation

Etymology

Latin vita

Noun

vie f.

  1. life

Italian

Noun

vie f.

  1. Plural form of via.

Manx

Adjective

vie

  1. Good.

References

Spoken Here: Travels Among Threatened Languages by Mark Abley (2003)


Norwegian

Verb

vie (present tense vier; past tense via/viet; past participle via/viet; present participle viende; imperative vi)

  1. To dedicate something to someone or towards a cause
  2. To wed two persons into marriage

Romanian

Etymology 1

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] vinea

Noun

vie f. (plural vii)

  1. vineyard
Declension


Etymology 2

Forms of the adjective viu

Adjective

vie

  1. feminine singular nominative form of [[viu#Template:lang:ro|viu]].
  2. feminine singular accusative form of [[viu#Template:lang:ro|viu]].

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