There are 2 translations of bid in Spanish:

bid1

Pronunciation: /bɪd/

vt (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, bid)

  • 1 1.1 (at auction) [sum of money] ofrecer* what am I bid for this vase? ¿cuánto ofrecen por este jarrón? to bid up the price hacer* subir el precio, pujar el precio
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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.
    1.2 (in bridge) declarar East bid three no trumps East declaró tres sin triunfo
  • 2
    (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense of/pasado de, bade or , bid past participle of/participio pasado de, bidden or , bid)
    [literary/literario] 2.1 (wish, say) to bid sb welcome/good morning darle* la bienvenida/los buenos días a algn to bid sb farewell despedirse* de or decirle* adiós a algn 2.2 (request) to bid sb (to) + infinitive/infinitivo pedirle* a algn que + subj he bade me (to) stay me pidió que me quedara do as you are bidden o bid haz lo que se te dice
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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.

vi (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, bid)

  • 1 1.1 (at auction) hacer* ofertas, pujar two people were bidding for the picture había dos personas pujando por el cuadro a woman was bidding against me una mujer estaba haciendo ofertas or pujando por el mismo lote que yo 1.2 (try to obtain) to bid for sth [for success/votes] tratar de conseguir algo to bid to + infinitive/infinitivo tratar por todos los medios de + infinitive/infinitivo, pugnar por + infinitive/infinitivo 1.3 (in bridge) declarar
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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
    (present participle/participio presente bidding past tense of/pasado de, bade or , bid past participle of/participio pasado de, bidden or , bid)
    to bid fair to + infinitive/infinitivo prometer + infinitive/infinitivo the show bids fair to become a real success el espectáculo promete ser todo un éxito

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of bid in Spanish:

bid2

n

  • 1 1.1 (at auction) oferta (f), puja (f) to make a bid hacer* una oferta a takeover bid [Business/Comercio] una oferta pública de adquisición, una opa (before noun/delante del nombre) bid price [Finance/Finanzas] precio (masculine) de compra
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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.
    1.2 (in bridge) declaración (feminine) no bid paso
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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.
  • 2 (attempt) intento (m), tentativa (f); (unsuccessful) intentona (f), conato (m), intento (m), tentativa (f) her championship bid su intento or tentativa de hacerse con el campeonato an escape bid un conato or una intentona de fuga world record bid fails [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] fracasa intento de batir marca mundial [journalese/lenguaje periodístico]bid for sth their bid for power su intento de hacerse con el poder he made one last bid for freedom hizo un último intento de escapar bid to + infinitive/infinitivo intento (masculine)de + infinitive/infinitivo his bid to topple the regime su intento de derribar al gobierno in a bid to defuse the situation en un intento de aliviar las tensiones creadas
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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.

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.