Bid - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- an attempt to get something (syn: play)
- a formal proposal to buy at a specified price (syn: tender)
- (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make (syn: bidding)
- invoke upon (syn: wish)
- ask for or request earnestly (syn: adjure, beseech, conjure, entreat, press)
- make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands (syn: call)
- make a serious effort to attain something
- ask someone in a friendly way to do something (syn: invite)
I'll bid $100 for the lamp but no higher.
He plans to stop bidding if the bids go over $500.
She bid for a desk and a chair.
Several local companies are bidding for the same job.
His company bid on the snow removal contract.
He bid and I passed.
We did as we were bid .
Bids for the painter's work have been quite high at recent auctions.
She had the highest bid.
He made a bid of $100 for the painting.
He made the opening bid.
The company is accepting bids for the renovation project.
She made a bid for the nomination.
He made a bid to regain his former influence.
The dealers were bidding high prices for the valuable paintings.
present participle: bidding
past tense: bid
past participle: bid