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
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Vying to become the first repeat Stanley Cup champion since Detroit in 1997-98, Pittsburgh, which leads this best-of-seven series by two games to none, is now halfway there despite being outplayed for the majority of the series.
Lue is vying to join Minneapolis Lakers coach John Kundla as the only coaches to win titles in their first two seasons as coach.
Of Auburn's three infield signees, Taylon Snow projects as a shortstop while Makenna Dowell and Mackenzie Nutt could both vie for second, though Nutt could also play third.
Hande, who competed in the annual academic event in Washington D.C.this week, vied with 290 other spellers in the event in hope of becoming one of 50 finalists.
Twelve political parties and around 88,000 commune council candidates are vying to run in 1,646 communes — or clusters of villages — throughout the country.
Two ruling party factions are vying for power once Mugabe goes, with one coalescing around his wife Grace and the other around Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former spy chief.
A range of factions is vying for the right to define Trumpism—anti-war isolationists, economic nationalists, conservative populists.
The two Democrats vying for governor in Virginia have finished up their debate schedule with little direct attacks on each other but plenty of jabs at Republican President Donald Trump.
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Origin and Etymology 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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Definition of vie for English Language Learners
: to compete with others in an attempt to get or win something
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