(At an auction) make bids to raise the price rapidly.
More example sentences
- But in this story of a ravenous New York art dealer trying to force the bidding for a rare Jackson Pollock up to $20m, he makes some telling points.
- Its edge of a knife stuff as the auction reaches its climax with buyers forcing the bidding higher and higher.
- Our reports of a recurring scam - bidding on your own Bartercard auctions in order to force the bidding up to your reserve price - have been investigated.
Definition of force the bidding in:
- The US English dictionary