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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To command. An offer to pay a particular price for something, especially at an auction.

Usage examples (27)
  • The lowest bid on the vase was two hundred dollars.
  • The prophet bid all people to become good persons
  • He made a bid to gain attention
  • His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Bide" (wait) your time until they place their "bid" (an offer).
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