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Definition of the verb vie

What does vie mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: vying

  1. compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others
    • examples: I prefer your eau de vie to your conversation. | He said: "C'est la vie"!
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb]They battled
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] about [Topic, possessive with -ing]They battled about his coming
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] about [Topic, wh-complement clause]They battled about whether he should go
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] about [Topic, what-extraction]They battled about what was the right thing
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] about [Topic, what-infinitive clause]They battled about what to do
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] about [Topic, whether-infinitive clause]They battled about whether to go
      [Actor - being or organization, plural] [Verb] about [Topic, not sentential clause]They battled about it
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] about [Topic, wh-complement clause]I battled with him about whether he should kill the peasants
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] about [Topic, what-extraction]I battled with him about whether he should go
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] about [Topic, what-infinitive clause]I battled with him about what to do
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] about [Topic, whether-infinitive clause]I battled with him about whether to go
      [Actor 1 - being or organization] [Verb] with [Actor 2] about [Topic, not sentential clause]I battled with him about it

      Verbs of Social Interaction (with the same syntax): argue, bargain, battle, bicker, brawl, clash, combat, communicate, compete, conflict, correspond, dicker, differ, disagree, dispute, duel, feud, fight, joust, quarrel, quibble, scuffle, skirmish, spar, spat, squabble, struggle, tilt, tussle, war, wrangle, wrestle.

    • lexical domain: Competition - verbs of fighting, athletic activities
    • synonyms of vie: compete / contend
    • more specific terms:
      • try for / go for = make an attempt at achieving something
      • play = participate in games or sport
      • run off = decide (a contest or competition) by a runoff
      • race / run = compete in a race
      • rival = be the rival of, be in competition with
      • emulate = compete with successfully
      • equal / match / rival / touch = be equal to in quality or ability

Alternative definition of the verb vie

verb

  1. [intransitive] To rival; to struggle for superiority; to contend; to compete eagerly so as to gain something.
  2. [transitive, archaic] To rival (something), etc.

Places

  1. Vie a.k.a. Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. With an estimated 90.0 million inhabitants as of 2013, it is the world's 13th-most-populous country, and the eighth-most-populous Asian country. The name Vietnam translates as "Southern Viet"; it was first officially adopted in 1802 by Emperor Gia Long, and was adopted again in 1945 with the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam under Ho Chi Minh. The country is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea to the east. Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976.
    • also known as Republic of Vietnam, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Annam, Viet nam
    • founded in 2878 B.C. (4893 years ago)
    • part of Asia, Indochina, Eurasia, Indochinese peninsula
    • instance of: Asian country / Asian nation = any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
    • parts:
      • North Vietnam = a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when South Vietnam collapsed at the end of the Vietnam War
      • South Vietnam = a former country in southeastern Asia that existed from 1954 (after the defeat of the French at Dien Bien Phu) until 1975 when it was defeated and annexed by North Vietnam
      • capital of Vietnam / Hanoi = the capital city of Vietnam
      • Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon = a city in South Vietnam
      • Haiphong = a port city in northern Vietnam
    • member of: ASEAN / Association of Southeast Asian Nations = an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
    • member: Vietnamese / Annamese = a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
    • read more about Vietnam (country)
  2. Vie a.k.a. Vienna International Airport is the international airport of Vienna, the capital of Austria, located in Schwechat, 18 km southeast of central Vienna.
  3. Vie, is a district, of Oradea, a city in Bihor, Romania. The name means vineyard in Romanian.

There are other places with in their name, like L'Aiguillon-sur-Vie and Musée de la Vie Romantique.

Music

  1. "Vie" is a 1970 studio album by Johnny Hallyday.
    • released in (45 years ago)
  2. "Vie" is a musical album of Lea Laven.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  3. "Vie" is a musical EP of Geode.
    • released on

Film

"Vie" a.k.a. "Life": Kiank is a 1993 short documentary film written and directed by Artavazd Peleshian.

  • read more about Life

Miscellanea

  1. Vie is an award-nominated restaurant.
    • some of the awards:
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes nomination for Paul Virant
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes nomination for Paul Virant
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Great Lakes nomination for Paul Virant
    • official website: www.vierestaurant.com
  2. VIE is a website.
    • also known as Airport Code VIE, Vienna International Airport, VIE Airport Code
  3. Vie is the 22nd letter of the three Georgian scripts.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Vie

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Google previewGodard on Godard (1986)

Critical Writings by Jean-Luc Godard by Jean Luc Godard

And as it stands, Une Vie is the opposite of an inspired film. The madness behind the realism, said Astruc in an interview. But this has been...

Google previewHot and Bothered (2015)

by Liz Maverick

Living la belle vie is the best revenge… Hosting a fabulous party is the perfect cap-off to Cassie Hagen's successful business trip in Paris.

Google previewRegion as a Socio-environmental System (2012)

An Introduction to a Systemic Regional Geography by D. Nir

genre de vie is the basic factor in choosing from among the many possibilities nature offers to the inhabitants of the pays';. Hence Vidal's approach is possibilistic, not deterministic as had been the earlier approaches of German scholars [de ...

Google previewMedical Botany; Or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias (1834)

Comprising a Popular and Scientific Account of Poisonous Vegetables that are Indigenous to Great Britain by John Stephenson, James Morss Churchill

Beaume de Vie is the compound decoction of aloes. OFF. PREP.—Pulv. aloes comp. L. Pilula aloes. E. D. Pil. aloes comp. L. Pil. aloes cum myrrha. L.E.D. Pil. aloes et assafoetidae. E. Pil. aloes c. colocynthide. E. Pil. cambogiae comp. L. Pil.

Google previewThe law lexicon; or dictionary of jurisprudence, etc (1864)

by John Jane Smith Wharton

The right of occupancy has been confined by the laws of England within a very narrow compass, and was extended only to a single instance; namely, where a person was tenant pur autre vie, or had an estate granted to himself only (without ...

Google previewThe Wordsworth Dictionary of Drink (2005)

An A-Z of Alcoholic Beverages by Ned Halley

eau de clairette a sweetened eau de vie flavoured with herbs, lemon and rose leaves, said to be the first liqueur made in France. Thirteenth century. Eau de ma Tante orange-flavoured liqueur, Netherlands. eau de vie 'water of Ufe' ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Painters (1810)

From the Revival of the Art to the Present Period by Matthew Pilkington

Abrégé de la Vie des fameux Peintres, &c. Montesquieu.

Google previewDictionary of Symbols (2006)

by J. C. Cirlot

Sa vie, ses ouvrages, ses doctrines. Paris, 1861. CHASSANG, A.Le merveilleux dansl'Antiquité. Paris,1862. CHRISTIAN.

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Usage statistics about vie

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb vie:

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Quotes about Vie

Belles journées, souris du temps,
Vous rongez peu à peu ma vie.
Dieu ! Je vais avoir vingt-huit ans,
Et mal vécus, à mon envie. (Guillaume Apollinaire)
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Scrabble value of V4I1E1

The value of this 3-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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