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1 bid /ˈbɪd/ verb
bids; bade /ˈbæd/ /ˈbeɪd/ or bid; bidden /ˈbɪdn̩/ or bid; bidding
1 bid
/ˈbɪd/
verb
bids; bade /ˈbæd/ /ˈbeɪd/ or bid; bidden /ˈbɪdn̩/ or bid; bidding
Learner's definition of BID
past tense and past participle bid
: to offer to pay (a particular amount of money) for something that is being sold : to make a bid at an auction
[+ object]
[no object]
[no object] US : to offer to do work for a particular price
past tense and past participle bid : to say how many points you are trying to win in a card game
[+ object]
[no object]
[+ object] formal : to order or command (someone) to do something
see also unbidden
[+ object] formal : to express (greetings or good wishes) to (someone) : to say (something, such as “good morning,” “good evening,” etc.) to (someone)

bid fair

: to seem likely

bid up

[phrasal verb]
bid up (something) or bid (something) up
: to raise the price of (something that is being sold) by repeatedly offering more money than other people

— bidder

noun, plural bidders [count]
2 bid /ˈbɪd/ noun
plural bids
2 bid
/ˈbɪd/
noun
plural bids
Learner's definition of BID
[count]
: an offer to pay a particular amount of money for something
: an offer to do a job for a particular price
: an attempt to win, get, or do something
often + for
often followed by to + verb
: a statement of how many points a player is trying to win in a card game
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