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.
Nouns often used as objects with vie for: power, position, job, role, promotion, influence, attention, recognition
In national elections, politicians vie for
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Contributor: Matt Errey