: 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

Word History


Latin, from vidēre to see — more at wit

First Known Use

1552, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vide was in 1552

Dictionary Entries Near vide

Cite this Entry

“Vide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vide. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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