vi·​de | \ ˈvī-dē How to pronounce vide (audio) , ˈvē-ˌdā How to pronounce vide (audio) \

Definition of vide

: see used to direct a reader to another item, book, passage, etc.Andrew Rutherford … in The Literature of War believes that we must live with war's unavoidable presence in this [20th] century. To live with that we need, he says, the ideal (vide Plato's Republic) which the soldier, at any rate, with his attributes of heroism, stoicism and fidelity replicates.— Jon Silkin

First Known Use of vide

1552, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vide

Latin, from vidēre to see — more at wit

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27 Apr 2020

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“Vide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vide. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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