vide

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Aphæretic form of divide by aphesis.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide (third-person singular simple present vides, present participle viding, simple past and past participle vided)

  1. (US, black English)[1] divide[1] (separate into parts, cleave asunder)

Verb[edit]

vide! (plural imperative verb;[1] no conjugation)

  1. (Parliamentary jargon)[1] Divide! (ordering the members of a legislative assembly to divide into two groups (the ayes and the nays) for the counting of the members’ votes)[1]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin vidē (see!), second-person singular present active imperative form of videō (I see).[2][3]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • vd. (abbreviation)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide (singular imperative verb; plural videte)

  1. See; consult; refer to! A remark directing the reader to look to the specified place for epexegesis.[2]
    • 1968, report of the royal commission on Pilotage, part 2, Study of Canadian pilotage: Pacific coast and Churchill, page 353:
      (For comments, vide page 151).

Usage notes[edit]

Grammatically, this is the singular form, used to address one person. It is sometimes used invariantly to address more than one person, but a plural form also exists for this, videte.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 vide, v.¹” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989] (dead)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 ‖vide, v.² imp.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989] (dead)
  3. ^ OED: [www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/vide vide], [www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/v v(.)]

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vita (to know), from Proto-Germanic *witaną, from Proto-Indo-European *woidh₂e, originally a perfect form of *weyd- (see).

Verb[edit]

vide (imperative vid, infinitive at vide, present tense ved, past tense vidste, past participle har vidst)

  1. know (be certain or sure about (something))

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse víða (widen), verbalization of víðr (wide), from Proto-Germanic *wīdaz.

Verb[edit]

vide (imperative vid, infinitive at vide, present tense vider, past tense videde, past participle har videt)

  1. widen

Etymology 3[edit]

See vid.

Adjective[edit]

vide

  1. definite and plural of vid

Esperanto[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vide

  1. visually, by sight

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vuit, from Vulgar Latin *vocitus, related to vocuus, from Latin vacuus, from vacō. Compare also *vocivus, from vacivus. Compare Italian vuoto, Spanish vacío.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vide (masculine and feminine, plural vides)

  1. empty
  2. blank (page, tape)
  3. vacant; unfurnished (apartment)

Noun[edit]

vide m (plural vides)

  1. (empty) space
  2. vacuum, void
    L'appel du vide.
    Call of the void.
  3. emptiness
  4. gap

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vider
  2. third-person singular present indicative of vider
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of vider
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of vider
  5. second-person singular imperative of vider

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vītis.

Noun[edit]

vide f (plural vides)

  1. grapevine

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. second-person plural imperative of vir

Alternative forms[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. present of vider
  2. imperative of vider

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. third-person singular past historic of vedere

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vidē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of videō

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vide, from Latin vītis, from Proto-Indo-European *wéytis (that which twines or bends, branch, switch), from *wey- (to turn, wind, bend).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vide f (plural vides)

  1. vine, grapevine

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vide ?

  1. willow (trees and shrubs in the genus Salix)

Adjective[edit]

vide

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of vid.

Venetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vide f

  1. plural form of vida