verb (used without object), vied, vy·ing.
verb (used with object), vied, vy·ing.
Origin of vie
Examples from the Web for vie
Christie will vie with Romney for primary and caucus votes chiefly in the North and to some extent in the Midwest.
Talking of vegetables, can the inhabited globe offer anything to vie with the English potato justly steamed?The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft|George Gissing
Christian peoples seemed to vie one with another which should erect the most beautiful.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
This is a powerful and impressive work, of whose value those who know only the Vie de Jsus can have little conception.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians|G. G. Findlay
By the testimony of his cotemporaries, there were few that could vie with him in all the operations of the farm.
The long fair moustache that droops either side of his mouth, seems to vie with the bushy eyebrows half defiantly.The Strange Story of Rab Rby|Mr Jkai
British Dictionary definitions for vie
verb vies, vying or vied
Word Origin for vie
Word Origin and History for vie
1560s, shortened form of Middle English envie "make a challenge," from Old French envier, from Latin invitare (see invite).