bid definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To issue a command to; direct.
    • To utter (a greeting or salutation).
    • To ask to go to; summon.
    • Games to convey a person's purpose to simply take (tips of a certain quantity or fit in cards): bid four hearts.
    • To offer or recommend (a sum) as an amount.
    • To offer (someone) membership, like in a group or club: "glancing around to make sure he was bid by a society he wanted” ( Louis Auchincloss).
    • To make an offer of; to propose. Especially : available to cover ( a certain cost, for anything set up at auction), or even simply take (a specific price, in terms of strive to be done under a contract).
    • to supply in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.
    • To proclaim; to declare openly; to produce understood.
    • To purchase; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
    • To ask; to call-in; to request to come.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to produce an offer to pay or take a specified price: didn't bid in the roll-top table.
    • to get to win or achieve one thing; strive.
    • To pray.
    • to create a bid; to convey what one will probably pay and take.
  • noun:
    • An offer or proposition of a price.
    • The amount provided or proposed: They lost the agreement because their bid ended up being too much.
    • An invitation, particularly one providing account in a bunch or club.
    • Games The act of putting in a bid in cards.
    • Games how many tricks or things declared.
    • Games The trump or no-trump declared.
    • Games The change of a player to quote.
    • An earnest work to win or attain some thing: made a bid for the presidency.
    • An offer at an auction.
    • the (were unsuccessful) attempt to get or intercept a pass.
    • an effort, effort, or goal (of a goal).
    • An offer of a cost, particularly at deals; a statement of a sum which one will provide for anything to be received, or needs for anything become done or furnished; what emerges.
    • An offer of a cost; particularly, an offer made and/or cost offered by an auction: since, to improve another's bid.
    • (connection) the sheer number of tips a bridge player is ready to contract to help make
    • an authoritative course or training doing anything
    • a formal suggestion buying at a specified cost
    • an attempt to have some thing
  • phrasal-verb:
    • quote in To outbid on a single's own residential property at an auction to enhance the last selling price.
    • bid on To offer (work) for estimates from outside technicians.
    • bid up To cause (an amount) to rise by increasing the amount bid: bid up the cost of grain.
  • idiom:
    • quote defiance To refuse to send; provide weight to.
    • quote fair To appear likely.
  • verb:
    • To issue a command; to inform.
    • To ask; to summon; to supply.
    • To utter a greeting or salutation.
    • to produce an offer to pay or accept a certain price.
    • to provide as a cost.
    • In order to make an endeavor.
    • To announce (one's objective), before starting play.
    • To proclaim (a bede, prayer); to pray.
    • invoke upon
    • ask for or request earnestly
    • ask some body in an amiable method to make a move
    • make a serious energy to obtain some thing
    • make a need, in terms of a card or a suit or a show of fingers
    • propose a payment
  • others:
    • imp. & p. p. of quote.
    • to inquire of; request; invite.
    • To pray; want earnestly or devoutly; ergo, to express by way of greeting or benediction: as, to bid good-day, farewell, etc.
    • To command; order or direct; enjoin.
    • to supply; recommend: as, to bid a cost at an auction.
    • to increase the price tag on in putting in a bid; boost the amount provided for: with up: as, to bid up anything beyond its price.
    • To proclaim; make known by a public announcement; declare: as, “our bans thrice quote,” Gay, what-d'ye-call-it?
    • In order to make an offer; offer a cost: because, to bid at an auction.

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