bid

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 [ˈbɪd]


Inflections of 'bid' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
bids
v 3rd person singular
bidding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
bid
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
bade
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (Less common)
bid
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
bidden
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked." (Less common)
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bid

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [highest, winning, current] bid
  2. the [opening, starting] bid will be [$40]
  3. a closing bid of [$40]
  4. a bid of [$40]
  5. a [minimum, maximum] bid of
  6. the winning bid goes to
  7. [have, place, put in] the winning bid [on, for]
  8. put a bid in for the [company, job]
  9. [put, place] a bid on the [bike, house]
  10. put a bid in [at, during] the auction
  11. place a bid [at, during] the auction
  12. [beat, better] the previous bid
  13. a bid for [power, election]
  14. [launch, announce] a takeover bid
  15. (their) bid to [snatch, take, grab] power (from)
  16. in a bid to [disturb, create, help, provide, stop, get, become]
  17. made a bid to join the [club, gym]
  18. made a bid for freedom
n as adj
  1. the bid [amount, price]
  2. your bid history
v
  1. bid on an [auction, item]
  2. bid for the [golf clubs, car, painting]
  3. bid against [each other, other buyers]
  4. bid with [confidence, trust]
  5. bid (the) [highest, lowest, largest]
  6. bid the [highest] [amount, sum]
  7. bidding for [power, the position, the presidency]
  8. bidding to [become, be]
  9. bidding to host the [Olympic Games, World Cup, event]
  10. bid them [goodnight, farewell, a warm welcome, good day, adieu]
  11. [he, the captain, the leader] bade them to speak
  12. do as I bid you
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