Bid — synonyms, definition
1. bid (Noun)
advice appeal application attempt bidding counsel declaration demand dictation document effort entreaty essay exertion idea inquiry invocation motion offer overture • • •
bid (Noun) — An authoritative direction or instruction to do something.
bid (Noun) — An attempt to get something.
ex. "he made a bid to gain attention"
bid (Noun) — A formal proposal to buy at a specified price.
bid (Noun) — (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.
9 types of
attempt effort endeavor endeavour offer offering speech act statement try
behest buyout bid charge commandment commission contract countermand declaration direction injunction open sesame order overbid overcall pre-empt preempt preemptive bid takeout
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2. bid (Verb)
adjure allure appeal to appoint ask ask for assemble assign attract authorise authorize beseech call call in charge command commission conjure convoke court • • •
bid (Verb) — (auction) propose an amount you are prepared to pay for something.
bid (Verb) — Invoke upon.
ex. "bid farewell"
bid (Verb) — Ask for or request earnestly.
ex. "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
bid (Verb) — (card game) make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands.
ex. "He bade his trump"
bid (Verb) — Make a serious effort to attain something.
ex. "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
bid (Verb) — Ask someone in a friendly way to do something.
7 types of
greet play plead recognise recognize request seek
allure by-bid challenge congratulate double felicitate outbid outcall overbid pre-empt preempt raise subscribe tempt underbid