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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To wait, usually associated with time.

Usage examples (35)
  • They decided to bide their time at the coffee shop.
  • IAN RIDLEY: Chelsea's great start cannot mask flaws that will wreck their title bide
  • Would he bide, but awayward with burning he fared,
  • "We're gey late; but I'll bide aside you, lassie." for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Bide" (wait) your time until they place their "bid" (an offer).
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