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Definition of vie verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [intransitive] (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vie
    he / she / it vies
    past simple vied
    -ing form vying
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  1. 1to compete strongly with someone in order to obtain or achieve something synonym compete
  2. 2 vie (with somebody) (for something) She was surrounded by men all vying for her attention. a row of restaurants vying with each other for business vie (to do something) Screaming fans vied to get closer to their idol.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: vie