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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Vie(0.01134 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Vie.
English → English (WordNet)
v : compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself
against others [syn: compete, contend]
English → English (gcide)
Vie \Vie\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Vied; p. pr. & vb. n. Vying.]
[OE. vien, shortened fr. envien, OF. envier to invite, to
challenge, a word used in gambling, L. invitare to invite; of
uncertain origin. Cf. Invite, Envie.]
1. To stake a sum upon a hand of cards, as in the old game of
gleek. See Revie. [Obs.]
2. To strive for superiority; to contend; to use emulous
effort, as in a race, contest, or competition.
In a trading nation, the younger sons may be placed
in such a way of life as . . . to vie with the best
of their family. --Addison.
While Waterloo with Cann[ae]'s carnage vies.
Vie \Vie\, v. t.
1. To stake; to wager. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
2. To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to
put in competition; to bandy. [Obs.]
She hung about my neck; and kiss on kiss
She vied so fast. --Shak.
Nor was he set over us to vie wisdom with his
Parliament, but to be guided by them. --Milton.
And vying malice with my gentleness,
Pick quarrels with their only happiness. --Herbert.
Vie \Vie\, n.
A contest for superiority; competition; rivalry; strife;
also, a challenge; a wager. [Obs.]
We 'll all to church together instantly,
And then a vie for boys. --J. Fletcher.