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VIE (vying)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vie mean? 

VIE (verb)
  The verb VIE has 1 sense:

1. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

  Familiarity information: VIE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

VIE (verb)

Sense 1vie [BACK TO TOP]


Compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities


compete; vie; contend

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "vie"):

go for; try for (make an attempt at achieving something)

play (participate in games or sport)

run off (decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff)

race; run (compete in a race)

rival (be the rival of, be in competition with)

emulate (compete with successfully; approach or reach equality with)

equal; match; rival; touch (be equal to in quality or ability)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP

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