What does bidding mean?

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ˈbɪd ɪŋbid·ding

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. command, bid, bidding, dictationnoun

    an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

  2. bidding, summonsnoun

    a request to be present

    "they came at his bidding"

  3. bid, biddingnoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bidding

    of Bid

  2. Biddingnoun

    command; order; a proclamation or notifying

  3. Biddingnoun

    the act or process of making bids; an offer; a proposal of a price, as at an auction


  1. Bidding

    Bidding is an offer of setting a price one is willing to pay for something. A price offer is called a bid. The term may be used in context of auctions, stock exchange, card games, or real estate.Bidding is used by various economic niche for determining the demand and hence the value of the article or property, in today's world of advance technology, Internet is one of the most favourite platforms for providing bidding facilities, it is the most natural way of determining the price of a commodity in a free market economy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bidding in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bidding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of bidding in a Sentence

  1. Robert Boland:

    The athletes that are able to leave the country now are finished products, they create bidding wars among the teams. If players were free to move and play, we will probably see more ... coming into the market.

  2. Chief Executive Richard Howson:

    It's actually well timed ... the hiatus in awards from government gives us the breathing room to mobilise these contracts much more effectively this year, we fully expect in the fourth quarter to have clarity from the departments on their future programmes, a return to decision making and bidding for central government departments.

  3. Leah Benton:

    But it's not like that in Austin now, you can't just have $ 30,000 in the bank and a good job and good income and go buy a house. You still have some trouble with the bidding wars and the multiple offers, and it just doesn't seem to be letting up.

  4. Sheikh Ahmad:

    This is a matter for USOC, i hope they will decide... to have a city bidding, it would be good for the Games.

  5. H. E. Martz:

    He who builds a better mousetrap these days runs into material shortages, patent-infringement suits, work stoppages, collusive bidding, discount discrimination--and taxes.

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