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Definition of bid:

  1. An offer of a price, especially at auctions; a statement of a sum which one will give for something to be received, or will take for something to be done or furnished; that which is offered.
  2. imp. & p. p. of Bid.
  3. of Bid
  4. To invite; to call in; to request to come.
  5. To make a bid; to state what one will pay or take.
  6. To make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer to pay ( a certain price, as for a thing put up at auction), or to take ( a certain price, as for work to be done under a contract).
  7. To offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid good morning, farewell, etc.
  8. To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
  9. To pray.
  10. To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known.

Synonyms:

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