[ vahy-tuh, vee-; Latin wee-tah ]
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noun,plural vi·tae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy; Latin wee-tahy]. /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ; Latin ˈwi taɪ/.

Origin of vita

1920–25; <Latin: life
  • Also vi·tae [vahy-tee, vee-tahy]. /ˈvaɪ ti, ˈvi taɪ/.

Other definitions for Vita (2 of 2)

[ vee-tuh ]

  1. a female given name, form of Davida. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use vita in a sentence

  • I throw these old leaves into the elixir vitae of sweet memory, as Dr. Heidegger that old rose into his wonderful crystal water.

    The Book-Bills of Narcissus | Le Gallienne, Richard

British Dictionary definitions for vita


/ (ˈviːtə, ˈvaɪ-) /

nounplural vitae (ˈviːtaɪ, ˈvaɪtiː)
  1. US and Canadian a less common term for curriculum vitae

Origin of vita

from Latin: life

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