Noun(1) an authoritative direction or instruction to do something(2) an attempt to get something(3) a formal proposal to buy at a specified price(4) (bridge
Verb(1) propose a payment(2) invoke upon(3) ask for or request earnestly(4) make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands(5) make a serious effort to attain something(6) ask someone in a friendly way to do something
(1) Hundreds of mourners bid a tearful farewell to the tragic teenager and friends donned specially-made replica England shirts bearing his name.(2) an investigation would be carried out in a bid to establish what had happened(3) Staff, pupils and parents are due to bid a tearful farewell to their primary school tomorrow.(4) The latest bid to gain a late-night drinks licence for the Centre may be set for failure, objectors' lawyers have claimed.(5) Little squat lobsters were everywhere and flashed into crevices in a bid to attempt to avoid my torchlight.(6) He kissed her cheek one last time, leaning over the counter and bid her farewell as she walked out the door.(7) Buyers can bid on 5 types of auctions. The process is very simple and quick.(8) Sixty-four percent of shareholders, accounting for 94% of shares, backed the takeover bid .(9) The museum must submit its bid by April 2 as part of a sealed tender process for the historic engine's sale.(10) a consortium of dealers bid a world record price for a snuff box(11) The disclosed reserve means that the property has to be sold on the day as soon as the asking price is bid , but it could still go for much more than that amount.(12) Hence, it is no surprise few investors were willing to bid a high price for the bank.(13) he made a bid for power in 1984(14) 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.(15) You need to be logged in before you can bid on this item.(16) I tried sleeping on the sofa but my grandma led me to the master bedroom and bid me sleep on the bed beside my slumbering grandfather, who was on a mat.