bidding definition

  • noun:
    • A demand that something be performed; a command.
    • A request to appear; a summons.
    • estimates considered as a bunch, as at an auction or in cards: The bidding had been higher than anticipated.
    • Command; order; a proclamation or notifying.
    • The work or procedure of making bids; an offer; a proposal of an amount, as at an auction.
    • invite; command; order; a proclamation or notifying.
    • The work of creating an offer at an auction: as, the bidding had been lively.
    • a request becoming current
    • an authoritative way or instruction to accomplish some thing
    • (connection) how many tricks a bridge player is ready to contract to make
  • verb:
    • Present participle of quote.

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