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vide Line breaks: vide
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪdeɪ/
/ˈviːdeɪ/ /ˈvʌɪdi/

Definition of vide in English:


[with object, in imperative]
See; consult (used as an instruction in a text to refer the reader to a specified passage, book, author, etc., for further information): vide the comments cited in Schlosser
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  • Up here on the 57th parallel, Nature is not without her surprises - - vide last blog, passim - - but she is, like certain other members of the household (well, all of us, really), inclined to be a slow starter.
  • But her fearful soul hasn't shut down: vide her visible delight in the pagan abandon with which her beautiful child solo-dances - to Alanis Morissette's ‘You Oughta Know’ - beside a corral full of startled emus.
  • The suprascapular artery was also found to be a very constant branch of the thyroid axis, there being only 4 exceptions, vide Group 4 variations.


Latin, 'see!', imperative of videre.

Words that rhyme with vide

bona fide, Heidi, mala fide, tidy

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