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bidbid2 ●●○ verb (past tense and past participle bid, present participle bidding)  1 [intransitive, transitive]BBT to offer to pay a particular price for goods, especially in an auctionbid (somebody) something for something She bid £100 for a Victorian chair. What am I bid for lot 227? Shall we start at $500?bid against The two men ended up bidding against each other at the auction.2 [intransitive]BBTB to offer to do work or provide services for a specific price, in competition with other offersbid for Three firms bid for the contract on the new buildings.3 [intransitive, transitive]DGG to say how many points you think you will win in a game of cards→ See Verb table
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bidLawrence was saying that Man City have bid 1.5 million, but he has recommended that the offer is rejected.Baxley International said Friday that it bid $11 million in cash and stock to acquire the Los Angeles-based company.At the auction, I bid £50 for a small antique mirror, but it ended up selling for over £200.San Diego is asking private companies to bid against city workers to run one of the city's three water treatment plants.Competition between the two companies bidding for the contract is fierce.If Richemont should buy out the Philip Morris stake it would trigger an obligation to bid for the rest of the shares.The airline asked five airplane makers to bid on an order for $ 1 billion worth of new jets.