vide

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See also: vidé, vidê, vidë, viɖe, and виде

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Clipping of divide.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (US, African-American Vernacular)[1] divide[1] (separate into parts, cleave asunder)
  2. (Parliamentary jargon, imperative) 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]

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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).

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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 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 ‖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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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vide

  1. vocative singular of vid

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

vide (imperative vid, infinitive at vide, present tense ved, past tense vidste, perfect tense 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, perfect tense har videt)

  1. widen

Etymology 3[edit]

See vid.

Adjective[edit]

vide

  1. plural and definite singular attributive 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. Cf. also vocīvus as a variant of vacivus. Compare Occitan voide, Catalan buit, English void, Italian vuoto, also Spanish vacío.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vid/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

vide (plural vides)

  1. empty
  2. devoid
  3. blank (page, tape)
  4. 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

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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. third-person singular present subjunctive of vider
  5. second-person singular imperative of vider

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vide, from Latin vītis, vītem.

Noun[edit]

vide f (plural vides)

  1. grapevine

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. second-person plural imperative of vir

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. present of vider
  2. imperative of vider

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. third-person singular past historic of vedere

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vidē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of videō

Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vide f (5th declension)

  1. environment

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vide

  1. definite singular and plural of vid

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse viða

Verb[edit]

vide (imperative vid, present tense vider, passive vides, simple past and past participle vida or videt, present participle vidende)

  1. (often reflexive) to widen, broaden
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vide

  1. definite singular and plural of vid

Etymology 2[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vide

  1. Alternative form of vida

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse viða

Verb[edit]

vide (present tense vidar, past tense vida, past participle vida, passive infinitive vidast, present participle vidande, imperative vid)

  1. (often reflexive) to widen, broaden
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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese vide, from Latin vītis, vītem, from Proto-Indo-European *wéh₁itis (that which twines or bends, branch, switch), from *weh₁y- (to turn, wind, bend)

Noun[edit]

vide f (plural vides)

  1. vine, grapevine
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide

  1. (formal, imperative) see; read

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vide (Cyrillic spelling виде)

  1. inflection of videti:
    1. third-person plural present
    2. second/third-person singular aorist

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse víðir, from Proto-Germanic *wīþijō, from Proto-Indo-European *wéh₁itis (that which twines or bends, branch, switch). Cognate to Dutch wijde (willow).

Noun[edit]

vide n

  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 pl

  1. plural of vida