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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: vying (0.01406 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to vying.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: vying vie v : compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others [syn: compete, contend] [also: vying] vying See vie
English → English (gcide) Definition: Vying 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] Vying \Vy"ing\, a. & n. from Vie. -- Vy"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]

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