Pronunciation: bĭd
v. t.1.
[imp. Bade (băd), Bid, (Obs.) Bad; p. p. Bidden ( ), Bid; p. pr. & vb. n. Bidding.]
1.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).
2.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.
Neither bid him God speed.
- 2. John 10.
He bids defiance to the gaping crowd.
- Granrille.
3.To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known.
4.To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee.
- Matt. xiv. 28
I was bid to pick up shells.
- D. Jerrold.
5.To invite; to call in; to request to come.
As many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.
- Matt. xxii. 9
To bid beads
to pray with beads, as the Roman Catholics; to distinguish each bead by a prayer.
To bid defiance to
to defy openly; to brave.
To bid fair
to offer a good prospect; to make fair promise; to seem likely.
imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Bid.
n.1.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.
v. i.1.To pray.
2.To make a bid; to state what one will pay or take.
Noun1.Bidbid - an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
2.bid - an attempt to get something; "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention"
Synonyms: play
3.bid - a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
Synonyms: tender
4.bid - (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
Synonyms: bidding
Verb1.bid - propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
Synonyms: tender, offer
2.bid - invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
Synonyms: wish
3.bid - ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
4.bid - make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"
Synonyms: call
5.bid - make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
6.bid - ask someone in a friendly way to do something
Synonyms: invite

BID, contracts. A bid is an offer to pay a specified price for an article about to be sold at auction. The bidder has a right to withdraw his bid at any time before it is accepted, which acceptance is generally manifested by knocking down the hammer. 3 T. R. 148; Hardin's Rep. 181; Sugd. Vend. 29; Babington on Auct. 30, 42; or the bid may be withdrawn by implication. 6 Penn. St. R. 486; 8, Id. 408. Vide 0@ffer.

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