Simple Definition of vie
: to compete with others in an attempt to get or win something
Examples of vie in a sentence
They are vying to win the championship for the third year in a row.
<vied with his colleagues for the coveted promotion>
Origin of vie
Middle English, short for envien, from Anglo-French envier to invite, call on, challenge, from Latin invitare to invite
First Known Use: 15th century
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