HyperDic: bid

English > 10 senses of the word bid:
VERBpossessionbid, offer, tenderpropose a payment
communicationbid, wishinvoke upon
communicationbid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjureask for or request earnestly
possessionbid, callmake a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
possessionbidmake a serious effort to attain something
communicationbid, inviteask someone in a friendly way to do something
NOUNcommunicationbid, command, bidding, dictationan authoritative direction or instruction to do something
actbid, playan attempt to get something
communicationbid, tendera formal proposal to buy at a specified price
communicationbid, bidding(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
bid > pronunciation
Soundsbih'd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > bid: 10 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn authoritative direction or instruction to do something.
Synonymscommand, bidding, dictation
NarrowerbehestAn authoritative command or request
commandmentSomething that is commanded
commission, charge, directionA formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
countermandA contrary command cancelling or reversing a previous command
injunctionA formal command or admonition
open sesameA magical command
order(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishdictado, orden
Catalandictat, ordre
Verbsbidask for or request earnestly
English > bid: 10 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn attempt to get something.
Example "he made a bid to gain attention"
Synonymplay
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Verbsbidmake a serious effort to attain something
English > bid: 10 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA formal proposal to buy at a specified price.
Synonymtender
Narrowerbuyout bidA bid to buy all of a person's holdings
overbidA bid that is higher than preceding bids
Broaderoffer, offeringSomething offered (as a proposal or bid)
Spanishoferta, propuesta
Catalanoferta
Verbsbidpropose a payment
bidmake a serious effort to attain something
English > bid: 10 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaning(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.
Synonymbidding
CategorybridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
Part ofbridgeAny of various card games based on whist for four players
Narrowercontract, declaration(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make
overbid, overcall(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)
preemptive bid, pre-empt, preemptA high bid that is intended to prevent the opposing players from bidding
takeout(bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishapuesta, licitación, oferta, puja, remate
Catalanaposta, juguesca, licitació, oferta, rematada
Verbsbidmake a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
English > bid: 10 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningPropose a payment.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsoffer, tender
Categoryauction, auction sale, vendueThe public sale of something to the highest bidder
Entailsdicker, bargainnegotiate the terms of an exchange
Narrowerby-bidbid on behalf of someone else
outbidbid higher than others
overbidbid more than the object is worth
subscribeoffer to buy, as of stocks and shares
underbidbid too low
underbidbid lower than a competing bidder
Spanishofertar, ofrecer, pujar
Catalanoferir, ofertar
Nounsbida formal proposal to buy at a specified price
biddersomeone who makes an offer
English > bid: 10 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningInvoke upon.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "bid farewell"
Synonymwish
Narrowercongratulate, felicitateExpress congratulations
Broadergreet, recognize, recogniseExpress greetings upon meeting someone
Spanishdecir, desear
English > bid: 10 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningask for or request earnestly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
Synonymsbeseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure
Broaderpleadappeal or request earnestly
Spanishadjurar, conjurar, implorar, requerir, rogar, suplicar
Catalanimplorar, instar
Adjectivesbiddablewilling to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
Nounsbid, biddingan authoritative direction or instruction to do something
English > bid: 10 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningmake a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymcall
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Narrowerdouble(bridge) make a demand for (a card or suit)
outbidbid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled
outcallmake a higher bid than (the previous bid or player)
overbidTo bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,
preemptmake a preemptive bid in the game of bridge
raisebid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level
underbidbid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Spanishpujar
Nounsbid, bidding(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
biddersomeone who makes a bid at cards
English > bid: 10 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningmake a serious effort to attain something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
Broaderseektry to get or reach / reach
Spanishluchar, pujar
Nounsbidan attempt to get something
bida formal proposal to buy at a specified price
English > bid: 10 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningask someone in a friendly way to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody INFINITIVE
ModelThey bid him to write the letter
Synonyminvite
Narrowerchallengeissue a challenge to
tempt, alluredispose or incline or entice to
Broaderrequestask (a person) to do something
Spanishinvitar
Catalanconvidar, invitar
Adjectivesbiddablewilling to carry out the orders or wishes of another without protest
Nounsbiddinga request to be present

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