Definitions for BIDbɪd

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  1. command, bid, bidding, dictation(noun)

    an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

  2. bid, play(noun)

    an attempt to get something

    "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention"

  3. bid, tender(noun)

    a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

  4. bid, bidding(verb)

    (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

  5. offer, bid, tender(verb)

    propose a payment

    "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

  6. wish, bid(verb)

    invoke upon

    "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"

  7. bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure(verb)

    ask for or request earnestly

    "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"

  8. bid, call(verb)

    make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

    "He called his trump"

  9. bid(verb)

    make a serious effort to attain something

    "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"

  10. invite, bid(verb)

    ask someone in a friendly way to do something

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Bid

    of Bid

  2. Bid

    of Bid

  3. Bid(verb)

    to make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer to pay ( a certain price, as for a thing put up at auction), or to take (a certain price, as for work to be done under a contract)

  4. Bid(verb)

    to offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid good morning, farewell, etc

  5. Bid(verb)

    to proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known

  6. Bid(verb)

    to order; to direct; to enjoin; to command

  7. Bid(verb)

    to invite; to call in; to request to come

  8. Bid

    imp. & p. p. of Bid

  9. Bid(noun)

    an offer of a price, especially at auctions; a statement of a sum which one will give for something to be received, or will take for something to be done or furnished; that which is offered

  10. Bid(verb)

    to pray

  11. Bid(verb)

    to make a bid; to state what one will pay or take

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BID' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3305

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BID' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2783

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BID' in Nouns Frequency: #1198

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BID' in Verbs Frequency: #881


Translations for BID

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عرض, عطاءArabic
  • моля, каня, анонсирам, оферта, заповядвам, предлагам ценаBulgarian
  • žádatCzech
  • budDanish
  • Gebot, melden, bieten, reizenGerman
  • προσφοράGreek
  • licitaciónSpanish
  • دو زن داریPersian
  • käskeä, tehdä tarjous, pyytää, tarjota, toivottaa, kutsua, tarjousFinnish
  • faire une enchère, soumissionner, enchèreFrench
  • elrendel, megparancsol, meghívHungarian
  • հայտ, [[գնի]] [[առաջարկ]]Armenian
  • offerta, fare un'offerta per un'astaItalian
  • 入札, [[値]][[を]][[つける]], 付け値Japanese
  • pitiMāori
  • gelasten, bieden, uitnodigen, bod, gebieden, biddenDutch
  • budNorwegian Nynorsk
  • budNorwegian
  • licitação, ordenar, mandarPortuguese
  • приглаша́ть, предлагаемая цена, пригласи́ть, заявка, приказа́ть, [[предложи́ть]] [[цена, прика́зывать, [[предлага́ть]] [[цена, ставкаRussian
  • ponudaSerbo-Croatian
  • ponúdbaSlovene
  • bud, bjuda in, bjudaSwedish
  • ประมูลThai
  • наказа́ти, нака́зуватиUkrainian
  • đặt giá, trả giáVietnamese

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