bid

bid
I
n.
bidding of an amount

1) to enter, file, make, put in, submit a bid

2) to call for, invite bids

3) to raise one's bid

4) to consider, entertain bids

5) to recall a bid

6) an opening; sealed bid

7) the highest bid

8) a bid for, on (she made a bid on the painting)

attempt

9) to make a bid

10) a desperate bid

11) a bid for (she made a bid for the nomination)

12) a bid to + inf. (he made a bid to regain his former influence)

II
v.

1) (D; tr.) to bid for (she bid twenty pounds for the vase)

2) (esp. AE) (D; intr.) to bid on (to bid on a contract)

III
v.

1) (formal) (A) she bade farewell to them; or: she bade them farewell

2) (obsol.) (H) to bid smb. to do smt.

3) (obsol.) (I) to bid smb. do smt.

* * *
[bɪd]
entertain bids
file. make
invite bids
or: she bade them farewell
sealed bid
submit a bid
on (she made a bid on the painting)
(formal) (A) she bade farewell to them
(obsol.) (H) to bid smb. to do snit.
(obsol.) (I) to bid smb. do smt.
['attempt'] to make a bid
['bidding of an amount'] to enter
a desperate bid
an opening
the highest bid
to call for
to consider
to raise one's bid
to recall a bid
a bid to + inf. (he made a bid to regain his former influence)
(D; tr.) to bid for (she bid twenty pounds for the vase)
a bid for (she made a bid for the nomination)
(esp. AE) (D; intr.) to bid on (to bid on a contract)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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