Definitions for overbidˌoʊ vərˈbɪd; ˈoʊ vərˌbɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•bidˌoʊ vərˈbɪd; ˈoʊ vərˌbɪd(v.; n.)-bid, -bid•ding

  1. (v.t.)to bid more than the value of.

  2. (v.i.)to bid more than the actual value or worth.

  3. (n.)a higher bid.

Origin of overbid:

1610–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overbid(noun)

    a bid that is higher than preceding bids

  2. overbid, overcall(verb)

    (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)

  3. overbid(verb)

    to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,

  4. overbid(verb)

    bid more than the object is worth

Wiktionary

  1. overbid(Noun)

    An excessively high offer to pay or accept a price.

  2. overbid(Noun)

    The announcement of a goal, before starting play, that exceeds the goal actually achieved.

  3. overbid(Verb)

    To make an excessively high offer to pay or accept a price.

  4. overbid(Verb)

    To announce a goal, before starting play, that exceeds the goal actually achieved.

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