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verbo (bids, bidding; past and past participle bid)

1 [with object] Offer (a certain price) for something, especially at an auction: a consortium of dealers bid a world record price for a snuff box [no object]: guests will bid for pieces of fine jewellery
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  • This will give you the chance to look into potential members before they can bid on your item.
  • The plaintiff said she was ‘devastated’ at the low price being bid by the purchaser.
  • When he saw the six-month-old filly fresh off the range at a government auction, he bid a record $19,000 for her.
offer, make an offer of, put in a bid of, put up, tender, proffer, propose, submit, put forward, advance
1.1 [no object] (bid for) (Of a contractor) offer to do (work) for a stated price; tender for: nineteen companies have indicated their intention to bid for the contract
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  • The distribution company successfully bid for the contract after tenders were invited.
  • Contractors bidding for work must certify that no work will be performed out of the country.
  • Companies with impeccable environmental credentials can be barred from even bidding for contracts, it reveals.
1.2 Bridge Make a statement during the auction undertaking to make (a certain number of tricks with a stated suit as trumps) if the bid is successful and one becomes the declarer: North bids four hearts
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  • Now each player bids a number of tricks, and you play and score according to the same rules as for three or four players.
  • Players can bid any number of tricks - the bids may or may not add up to the total tricks available.
  • In subsequent deals, if no one bids the trump suit remains unchanged form the previous deal.
2 [no object] Make an effort or attempt to achieve: [with infinitive]: she’s now bidding to become a top female model the two forwards are bidding for places in the England side
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  • Julia will be bidding for a record ninth women's singles title, while her team mates will be bidding to retain their titles.
  • He will have conditions in his favour as he bids to go one better than his recent second-placed effort at Beverley and notch his first win of the campaign.
  • The popular showman bids to break his duck at the ninth attempt on Saturday on the top rated juvenile of last season.
try to obtain, try to get, make a pitch for, make a bid for


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1An offer of a price, especially at an auction: at the fur tables, several buyers make bids for the pelts
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  • It was close to the end of its auction and had no bids on a low starting price.
  • If the property remains unsold after the auction i.e. your bid was below the reserve price, speak to the auctioneer to register your interest before leaving the saleroom.
  • One punter, however, is trying to sell a city centre room on an Internet auction site with bids starting at £60.
offer, tender, proposal, submission; price, sum, amount; advance, ante
1.1An offer to buy the shares of a company in order to gain control of it: a takeover bid
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  • Reports that a mystery bidder was looking to mount a takeover bid has pushed the shares to over 160p - their highest in a year.
  • If yesterday's purchase of shares is the precursor to a takeover bid, those qualities will make them formidable opponents for the Manchester United board.
  • The world's biggest airports operator rejected the transport company's 810p a share bid on Friday, saying it undervalued the firm.
1.2An offer to do work or supply goods at a stated price; a tender: a number of businessmen were keen to make a bid for the £75 million contract
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  • It is understood, however, that interest was solid and that several bids had been tendered by the time the offer period closed yesterday.
  • Buyers will not be able to just do anything they want with their new refuge - the city must approve development plans before bids can even be tendered.
  • A total of 161 developers failed in the tenders because their bids exceeded the upper limits.
1.3 Bridge An undertaking by a player in the auction to make a stated number of tricks with a stated suit as trumps: a bid of three spades
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  • There is great variety in the special bids or actions a player may be allowed to make during his turn to bid.
  • The declarer and his partner do not score any points if they do not take at least the number of tricks that the declarer bid.
  • A bid of no tricks is a pass, and if all players pass, the hand is redealt by the same dealer.
2An attempt or effort to achieve something: he made a bid for power in 1984 [with infinitive]: an investigation would be carried out in a bid to establish what had happened
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  • In a bid to achieve this sort of growth, a new UK graphic design division is being created to allow the company to tap into other lucrative markets.
  • As they enter their final year, it is a year of anxiety and hard work, all in a bid to achieve the objective.
  • After losing another planning appeal, residents have fortified the site in a bid to prevent attempts to forcibly remove them.


Old English bēodan 'to offer, command', of Germanic origin; related to Dutch bieden and German bieten.



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  • And a host of holiday's and weekend breaks will be on offer to bidders, including a trip of a lifetime to Rio.
  • He said the question was whether the other prospective bidders knew about that possibility.
  • At the first stage of the bidding, seven bidders were shortlisted from the original fifteen.

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Hay 2 definiciones de bid en inglés:


Saltos de línea: bid

verbo (bids, bidding; past bid or bade; past participle bid)

[with object]
1Utter (a greeting or farewell) to: James bade a tearful farewell to his parents
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  • Visitors had a chance to attend mass on Sunday morning, celebrating the association, before they bid tearful farewells at the parting lunch.
  • The Radio 1 DJ bade a tearful farewell on her last day as host of the breakfast show.
  • Hundreds of mourners bid a tearful farewell to the tragic teenager and friends donned specially-made replica England shirts bearing his name.
2 archaic or literary Command or order (someone) to do something: I did as he bade me
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  • The wizard bade his apprentice sit upon another directly opposite, and Anest obeyed, wondering.
  • I was then but a simple handmaid who did as I was bid.
  • After they left, he wrote the stories she bade him to.
2.1Invite (someone) to do something: he bade his companions enter
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  • The same maid-servant entered, but a little confused as to why Chloe stated that the door was open instead of bidding her to enter.
  • If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.
  • A short, soft knock came on the wooden door, and presently the call of an elderly woman's voice bid her visitor enter.


Old English biddan 'ask', of Germanic origin; related to German bitten.


bid fair to

archaic or literary Seem likely to: the girl bade fair to be pretty
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  • I think that he clearly has participated strongly in the formulation of what bids fair to be a successful campaign.
  • Michael has still to celebrate his 19th birthday and bids fair to be a star footballer for club and county in the years ahead.
  • Though it is at present in its infancy it bids fair to render us valuable assistance; but, so far at least, we have little reason to think that it will ever rival the fingers and the ears for delicacy and exactitude of diagnosis.

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