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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: vie (0.01117 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to vie.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: vie vie v : compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others [syn: compete, contend] [also: vying]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Vie 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.] [1913 Webster] 2. To strive for superiority; to contend; to use emulous effort, as in a race, contest, or competition. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] While Waterloo with Cann[ae]'s carnage vies. --Byron. [1913 Webster] Vie \Vie\, v. t. 1. To stake; to wager. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. To do or produce in emulation, competition, or rivalry; to put in competition; to bandy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] She hung about my neck; and kiss on kiss She vied so fast. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Nor was he set over us to vie wisdom with his Parliament, but to be guided by them. --Milton. [1913 Webster] And vying malice with my gentleness, Pick quarrels with their only happiness. --Herbert. [1913 Webster] Vie \Vie\, n. A contest for superiority; competition; rivalry; strife; also, a challenge; a wager. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] We 'll all to church together instantly, And then a vie for boys. --J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster]

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