Synonyms of 'vie'
to compete (with someone)The two candidates are vying for the support of the New York voters.
The stores will inevitably end up competing with each other for increased market shares.
The shopkeeper struggled with the intruder for some time before the intruder ran off.
The two main groups contended for power.
He strives hard to keep himself very fit.
match yourself against
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in the sense of contend
to compete or fightThe two main groups contended for power.
in the sense of strive
to make a great effortHe strives hard to keep himself very fit.
go for it (informal),
make every effort,
go all out (informal),
bend over backwards (informal),
do your best,
go for broke (slang),
leave no stone unturned,
bust a gut (informal),
do all you can,
give it your best shot (informal),
jump through hoops (informal),
break your neck (informal),
make an all-out effort (informal),
knock yourself out (informal),
do your utmost,
do your damnedest (informal),
give it your all (informal),
rupture yourself (informal)
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