Meaning: If you vie for something, you compete with others to get it.Synonym: compete for
- vie for sth Leo and Fiona are vying for promotion to the same management position, so they're both trying hard to impress the boss.
- vie for sb Mandy and Lynne haven't been friends ever since they vied for Jerome. They both really liked him, and both wanted to be his girlfriend.
vie for: power, position, job, role, promotion, influence, attention, recognition
In national elections, politicians vie for