Associations to the word «Bid»


BID, verb. (transitive) To issue a command; to tell.
BID, verb. (transitive) To invite; to summon; to offer.
BID, verb. (transitive) To utter a greeting or salutation.
BID, verb. (intransitive) To make an offer to pay or accept a certain price.
BID, verb. (transitive) To offer as a price.
BID, verb. (intransitive) To make an attempt.
BID, verb. (ambitransitive) (card games) To announce (one's goal), before starting play.
BID, verb. (obsolete) To proclaim (a bede, prayer); to pray.
BID, noun. An offer at an auction, or to carry out a piece of work.
BID, noun. (ultimate frisbee) A (failed) attempt to receive or intercept a pass.
BID, noun. An attempt, effort, or pursuit (of a goal).
BID ADIEU, verb. (transitive) To say goodbye to, to bid farewell.
BID BEADS, verb. To pray with beads, in Roman Catholic fashion, distinguishing each bead by a prayer.
BID FAIR, verb. (usually with "to") To have a reasonable claim; to seem likely.
BID HOOK, noun. A small boathook.
BID ONE'S TIME, verb. Misspelling of bide one's time.
BID PRICE, noun. A price offered by a buyer/bidder when he buys a good.
BID PRICES, noun. Plural of bid price
BID SIZE, noun. The number of shares a buyer is willing to purchase at the quoted bid price.
BID SIZES, noun. Plural of bid size

Dictionary definition

BID, noun. An authoritative direction or instruction to do something.
BID, noun. An attempt to get something; "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention".
BID, noun. A formal proposal to buy at a specified price.
BID, noun. (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.
BID, verb. Propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting".
BID, verb. Invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell".
BID, verb. Ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons".
BID, verb. Make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump".
BID, verb. Make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population".
BID, verb. Ask someone in a friendly way to do something.

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