Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To vie with again; rival in return; especially, at cards, to stake a larger sum against.
  • To surpass the amount of (a responsive challenge or bet): an old phrase at cards; hence, in general, to outdo; outstrip; surpass.
  • To respond to a challenge at cards by staking a larger sum; hence, to retort; recriminate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To vie with, or rival, in return.
  • transitive verb (Card Playing), obsolete To meet a wager on, as on the taking of a trick, with a higher wager.
  • intransitive verb obsolete To exceed an adversary's wager in card playing.
  • intransitive verb obsolete To make a retort; to bandy words.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete To exceed an adversary's wager in a card game.
  • verb obsolete To make a retort; to bandy words.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

re- +‎ vie

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