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1. overbid

noun. a bid that is higher than preceding bids.

Synonyms

  • bid

Antonyms

  • unloving
  • painless

Etymology

  • bid (English)
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. overbid

noun. (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand).

Synonyms

  • bidding
  • bid

Antonyms

  • take
  • refrain
  • tough

Etymology

  • bid (English)
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. overbid

verb. bid more than the object is worth.

Synonyms

  • tender
  • bid

Antonyms

  • stable
  • strong
  • hard

Etymology

  • bid (English)
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. overbid

verb. to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,.

Synonyms

  • bid

Antonyms

  • rugged
  • demobilize

Etymology

  • bid (English)
  • over- (English)
  • over- (Middle English (1100-1500))

Example sentences of the word overbid


1. Verb, base form
You can overbid at live auctions, especially if you're caught up in a bidding war.

2. Adjective
Should there be multiple overbid buyers, the rules are simple: Highest bidder wins the house.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you overbid, your bid number of points will be deducted from your score, potentially putting you in the hole.

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