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  • 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
  • She had given you her address and bidden you go and see her. Cited from The Survivor, by E.Phillips Oppenheim
  • She had changed the room as her father had bidden her to do. Cited from Gunman's Reckoning, by Max Brand
  • 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
  • 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
  • Indeed, she would dress her head or cut it off if he had bidden her. Cited from Boys and Girls from Thackeray, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Those who failed to feel the difference were not always bidden a second time. Cited from On the Stairs, by Henry B. Fuller
  • The father left the girl as he was bidden, and returned to his home. Cited from Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories, by Various
  • The boy did as he was bidden, and soon appeared at the back door. Cited from Tiger and Tom and Other Stories for Boys, by Various
  • He threw up his head and called out as he was bidden. Cited from Through Stained Glass, by George Agnew Chamberlain
  • And if they had been bidden to go, they would still have stayed. Cited from Everyman's Land, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • My father had bidden me, and we went, and did our best. Cited from A Sea Queen's Sailing, by Charles Whistler
  • I have done what I was bidden to do, up to a certain point. Cited from The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • The king tried to do as he was bidden, but he could not make a sound. Cited from Fifty Famous Stories Retold, by James Baldwin
  • But what is it, if I may speak when I am not bidden? Cited from The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I, by Euripides
  • If bidden to open in the King's name, what might they not do? Cited from In Honour's Cause, by George Manville Fenn
  • The President was bidden then to say a few words at the close. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, by Lord Charnwood
  • He had to do as he was bidden and step towards them. Cited from Fruitfulness, by Emile Zola
  • She had bidden him be himself; then to her that was a thing worth being. Cited from Quisante, by Anthony Hope
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Root form of bidden is bid for the verb.

Words starting with bidden

Meaning of bidden

  • 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