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Overview of noun bid

The noun bid has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) command, bid, bidding, dictation

(an authoritative direction or instruction to do something)

2. (1) bid, play

(an attempt to get something; "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention")

3. bid, tender

(a formal proposal to buy at a specified price)

4. bid, bidding

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


Overview of verb bid

The verb bid has 6 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (6) offer, bid, tender

(propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting")

2. (3) wish, bid

(invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell")

3. (3) bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure

(ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons")

4. (1) bid, call

(make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump")

5. (1) bid

(make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population")

6. (1) invite, bid

(ask someone in a friendly way to do something)

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