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bid

bid

 
 
pronunciation:
bId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: bade, bid, bidden, bidding, bids
definition 1: to say to.
He bid her good morning.
synonyms:
say to, tell, wish
similar words:
greet
definition 2: to direct; command.
She bade him enter the room.
synonyms:
command, direct, instruct, order, require, tell
similar words:
demand, dictate, insist, summon
definition 3: to offer.
He bid ten dollars for the table.
synonyms:
offer, propose, submit, suggest
similar words:
advance, extend, pay
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an act of bidding.
Your bid for this rare antique is too low.
synonyms:
offer, offering
similar words:
proposal, proposition
derivation: bidder (n.)