bid

All Noun Verb
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  • I then bade him tell me who he was and what he wanted. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • The town failed at its bid to have the railroad come through the town.
  • Mary said nothing, nor did she move to do as he bade. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • Apparently he had been biding his time until the latter should show himself. Cited from The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers, R. Drake
  • He bade me hope for the best, and always consider him as my friend. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • So all men went forth at his word, even as he had bidden. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • A player who passes cannot subsequently make a bid in that hand.
  • She bade them good-night and walked off, feeling that she had done her whole duty. Cited from The Girl Scouts at Home, by Katherine Keene Galt
  • She had given you her address and bidden you go and see her. Cited from The Survivor, by E.Phillips Oppenheim
  • They believed he told them truly, and so bade him carry them in. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • She had changed the room as her father had bidden her to do. Cited from Gunman's Reckoning, by Max Brand
  • This is where teams must have earned a bid from their own country to attend.
  • Have I not always bidden you keep this secret close in your heart? Cited from Olaf the Glorious, by Robert Leighton
  • So had she many and many a time bidden him, her husband, good night. Cited from The Dweller on the Threshold, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • And so he was not to bid good-by to her on this occasion, after all. Cited from Macleod of Dare, by William Black
  • Two minutes later he bade her good-by at the door. Cited from Jersey Street and Jersey Lane, by H. C. Bunner
  • I did not see you until he started back and then I bided my time. Cited from The Hosts of the Air, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • She was glad to bid good-night and rest her head. Cited from Beechcroft at Rockstone, by C. Yonge
  • I did nothing more for that turn, though I only bided my time. Cited from Martin Hyde the Duke's Messenger by John Masefield
  • Of course he will not, until bidden to do so, if he know his business. Cited from In the Riding-School; Chats With Esmeralda, by Theo. Stephenson Browne
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Meaning of bid

  • noun An attempt to get something
    they made a futile play for power, he made a bid to gain attention
  • noun A formal proposal to buy at a specified price
  • noun (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
  • verb Ask for or request earnestly
    The prophet bid all people to become good persons
  • verb Make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
    He called his trump
  • verb Make a serious effort to attain something
    His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population