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
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.
Thissen brings a Minneapolis voice to the crush of names vying for governor.
While a handful of congressional and mayoral special elections have attracted outsize national attention, Mr. Murphy is vying for one of the two big statewide electoral prizes this year following Mr. Trump’s victory.
An open-air hotel room in the Swiss Alps, a mass wedding in China, Comey testifies in Washington, D.C., Lord Buckethead and others vie for votes in the UK, storms and wildfires in South Africa, and much more.
In March, the county received proposals from 23 tow operators vying for contracts; eight of those operators previously had contracts with the sheriff.
Ride-hailing companies are vying to be at the head of the pack, as most remain deep in the red, with human drivers their biggest expense.
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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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