All Verb Noun
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  • And it is wonderful how far one can get if one only bides one's time, and makes the best of things. Cited from Weird Tales from Northern Seas, by Jonas Lie
  • There are such places to be had if he bides his time, and he's coming to town next week to look about him. Cited from Birds of Prey, by M.E. Braddon
  • Now he bides here to die, and since he has won thy love we will honour him with the White Death. Cited from The Ghost Kings, by H. Rider Haggard
  • It bides our return, and whoever comes to seek it as a little child will find it.
  • I think he bides by England and is near. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Sept. 12, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • But from the man who stores up his strength quietly and bides his time for a new effort, we may expect everything. Cited from It Can Be Done, by Joseph Morris, et al.
  • All the while, the police secretly track all their activities, while Culpeper bides his time.
  • He chose a spot at the bend of the creek, where three bides would be surrounded by water. Cited from Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam, by Abbott
  • Theosophy only bides its time until the storm of the world has subsided. Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris
  • Winter bides his cold, wet hand underneath these leaves and occasionally we feel his chilling touch as we pass along. Cited from Town and Country, John S. Adams
  • He needs no chart o'er main or mart, For no direction bides. Cited from The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • God in her centre bides: What can this city shake? Cited from England's Antiphon, by George MacDonald
  • "Yes, if you think that every man that bides in the country must be a coward." Cited from The Great Shadow and Other Napoleonic Tales, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He bides his time in silence, hoping for the opportunity to avenge himself.
  • Yet she cannot withdraw, because a falcon bides without to swoop down upon her. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 4
  • He bides his time and gets revenge by serving her divorce papers on Christmas Day.
  • Under the arch of heaven there bides no baron so splendid or so proud. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • Werdegast bides his time, waiting for the right moment to strike down the mad architect who used to be his friend.
  • Now, that was a mistake, for the man that bides in his place for the main of his life, has the best of it. Cited from The Belted Seas, by Arthur Colton
  • It was like stepping over the edge of the universe into the eternal night that bides beyond the stars. Cited from Red Masquerade, by Louis Joseph Vance
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Root form of bides is bid for the verb.

Words starting with bides

Meaning of bides

  • 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