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1. bid

verb. ['ˈbɪd'] propose a payment.

Synonyms

  • subscribe
  • by-bid
  • offer
  • overbid
  • dicker
  • tender
  • underbid
  • outbid

Antonyms

  • outbid
  • unavailability
  • unskillfulness
  • falsehood

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Example sentences of the word bid


1. Verb, base form
Identify the contract or contracts you want to bid on.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Pay attention to the bid due date and close date on any portfolios that you are interested in.

Quotes containing the word bid


1. I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
- Thomas Jefferson

2. No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness.If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.
- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

3. You attend the funeral, you bid the dead farewell. You grieve. Then you continue with your life. And at times the fact of her absence will hit you like a blow to the chest, and you will weep. But this will happen less and less as time goes on. She is dead. You are alive. So live.
- Neil Gaiman, The Sandman, Vol. 6: Fables and Reflections

2. bid

verb. ['ˈbɪd'] ask for or request earnestly.

Synonyms

  • adjure
  • conjure
  • plead
  • entreat
  • press

Antonyms

  • downgrade
  • snarl
  • entangle
  • disarrange

3. bid

verb. ['ˈbɪd'] invoke upon.

Synonyms

  • felicitate
  • recognize
  • recognise
  • congratulate
  • greet

Antonyms

  • untidiness
  • disorderliness
  • divest
  • allow

4. bid

verb. ['ˈbɪd'] make a serious effort to attain something.

Antonyms

  • inaccessibility

5. bid

noun. ['ˈbɪd'] an attempt to get something.

Synonyms

  • effort
  • play
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • enfranchisement
  • leeward
  • outgoing

6. bid

verb. ['ˈbɪd'] ask someone in a friendly way to do something.

Synonyms

  • invite
  • tempt
  • request
  • challenge

Antonyms

  • instability
  • war
  • deregulate
  • disorganise

7. bid

noun. ['ˈbɪd'] an authoritative direction or instruction to do something.

Synonyms

  • speech act
  • direction
  • countermand
  • behest
  • charge
  • order
  • commandment
  • dictation
  • bidding
  • command
  • commission
  • open sesame

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • credit
  • arise
  • pay cash

8. bid

verb. ['ˈbɪd'] make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • preempt
  • outcall
  • play
  • underbid
  • overbid
  • call
  • outbid

Antonyms

  • overstatement
  • con
  • pro
  • augmentation

9. bid

noun. ['ˈbɪd'] (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.

Synonyms

  • preemptive bid
  • takeout
  • preempt
  • contract
  • bidding
  • overbid
  • pre-empt
  • bridge
  • overcall
  • declaration

Antonyms

  • windward
  • linger
  • absolve
  • calm

10. bid

noun. ['ˈbɪd'] a formal proposal to buy at a specified price.

Synonyms

  • offer
  • overbid
  • buyout bid
  • tender

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • unburden
  • empty
  • negative charge
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