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
Recent Examples of vie from the Web
Several countries are vying to become African hubs for Islamic finance.
Developers are vying for more in an effort to secure financing to build terminals over the next decade.
Moustakas is also vying to win a spot in his second All-Star Game.
Ten Republicans and eight Democrats are vying for the Senate seat.
Lysa Arryn, one of many people in Westeros vying to be The Worst, gets pushed out the Moon Door.
Handel and Ossoff are vying to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price, who had held it since 2005, until joining Trump's Cabinet as health and human services secretary earlier this year.
Thissen brings a Minneapolis voice to the crush of names vying for governor.
Nana is one of eight Democrats vying to fill the seat left behind when Republican Jeff Sessions became the United States Attorney General under 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 centurySee Words from the same year
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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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