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n. tender; offer, proposal
v. congratulate; offer a price; plead; summon, call

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Bid or BID may refer to:
  • Bidding, making a price offer in an auction, stock exchange, or card games
  • Bid, in a financial market, the price a market maker will buy a commodity at to buy a product in such a way; see bid-offer spread
  • Bid price, a price offered for a good by a potential buyer or a price offered by a potential vendor to perform a specific job
  • Bid, a formal invitation to join a fraternity or sorority

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1. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
(synonym) command, bidding, dictation
(hypernym) speech act
(hyponym) countermand
(derivation) beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure
2. an attempt to get something; "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention"
(synonym) play
(hypernym) attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
3. a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
(synonym) tender
(hypernym) offer, offering
(hyponym) overbid
4. (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
(synonym) bidding
(hypernym) statement
(hyponym) contract, declaration
(part-holonym) bridge
(derivation) call
(classification) bridge

1. propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
(synonym) offer, tender
(hyponym) by-bid
(entail) dicker, bargain
(derivation) tender
(classification) auction, auction sale, vendue
2. invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
(synonym) wish
(hypernym) greet, recognize, recognise
(hyponym) congratulate, felicitate
3. ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
(synonym) beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure
(hypernym) plead
(derivation) command, bidding, dictation
4. make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"
(synonym) call
(hypernym) play
(hyponym) raise
(derivation) bidding
(classification) card game, cards
5. make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
(hypernym) seek
(derivation) tender
6. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
(synonym) invite
(hypernym) request
(hyponym) tempt, allure
(derivation) bidding, summons

Babylon Spanish English dictionary

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BID (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo)
Inter-American Development Bank

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BID (Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento)
Interamerican Bank of Development

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