Definition of 'bid'
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Now there are two rival bids for this unglamorous business. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He realised no one else was bidding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Manor homes are still extremely desirable and they often spark bidding wars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He bade his party farewell. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make your one bid count. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Question: Does the opposing bidding make a difference? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is the bid you make that's important, not the hand you hold to make that bid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He bids farewell to people at his tastings by declaring that next time he'll see them in Scotland. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sterling's relative weakness could encourage opportunistic buyers to bid for domestic companies, and particularly those with a global footprint. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We think a bid premium is already priced in. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The winner is the person who has placed the lowest unmatched bid when the auction closes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You should get a survey of any property before putting in an offer or bid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The winning bidders must then buy the quantity requested and pay the price that they bid. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)There were two people bidding for it and one of them was me! Times, Sunday Times (2010)We have had one bid and it was not acceptable. The Sun (2013)The criticism and the whispers of a takeover bid have subsided. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The anonymous buyer made his bid by telephone. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There was no need to get involved in a populist bidding war over energy prices. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Often two companies bid against each other to acquire the same target firm. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It becomes clear that he is getting inside assistance in his bid to stay one step ahead. The Sun (2006)It is rare enough to bid and make a game in a suit that an opponent has mentioned. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is no fee to make a bid and the auction closes a week or so before departure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You can enter a competitive bid and take your chance of receiving an allotment at your bid price. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The club will now have talks with the players in a bid to get them to waive the clauses. The Sun (2010)He invited bids from other causes. The Sun (2015)GCap has already rejected one bid. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is expected to appoint himself the club's chairman if successful with his bid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government invited bids last year to build 1,000 new houses there. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If you do that, you can bid farewell to the count and pretty much eat as much as you like. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The successful bid for the competition was made when Brazil was enjoying a boom based on rising commodity prices and consumer borrowing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Investors will not need reminding that the company turned down a bid offer two years ago that valued it at more than 300 million. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The changes are part of Government 's bid to improve standards by making exams harder. The Sun (2015)It is part of a Government bid to get 2.5million people on their bikes. The Sun (2009)I bid you goodnight, Lieutenant. Man of Honour (2007)
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Translations for 'bid'
British English: bid /bɪd/ NOUN
If you make a bid for something that is being sold, you say that you will pay a certain amount of money for it.
He made the winning bid for the statue.
- American English: bid
- Arabic: مُنَاقَصَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: oferta
- Chinese: 投标
- Croatian: ponuda
- Czech: nabídka
- Danish: bud
- Dutch: bod
- European Spanish: puja
- Finnish: tarjous huutokaupassa
- French: offre
- German: Gebot
- Greek: προσφορά
- Italian: offerta
- Japanese: 入札
- Korean: 입찰
- Norwegian: bud økonomi
- Polish: oferta
- European Portuguese: oferta
- Romanian: ofertă
- Russian: ставка предложение цены
- Latin American Spanish: oferta
- Swedish: bud erbjudande
- Thai: การประมูล
- Turkish: teklif
- Ukrainian: ставка
- Vietnamese: sự đấu thầu
British English: bid /bɪd/ VERB
If you bid for something that somebody is selling, you offer to pay a price that you think is fair.
If somebody beats you at the last second, it means you didn't bid enough.
He bid a lot of money for the painting.
- American English: bid at auction
- Arabic: يُزايدُ at auction
- Brazilian Portuguese: fazer um lance leilão
- Chinese: 竞价
- Croatian: licitirati
- Czech: nabídnout při dražbě
- Danish: byde
- Dutch: bieden bij veiling
- European Spanish: pujar
- Finnish: tarjota huutokaupassa
- French: faire une offre
- German: bieten Auktion
- Greek: πλειοδοτώ
- Italian: fare un’offerta
- Japanese: 入札する at auction
- Korean: 입찰하다
- Norwegian: gi bud
- Polish: zalicytować
- European Portuguese: fazer um lance leilão
- Romanian: a licita
- Russian: участвовать в торге
- Latin American Spanish: ofertar
- Swedish: bjuda
- Thai: ประมูล
- Turkish: fiyat vermek açık arttırmada
- Ukrainian: робити ставку
- Vietnamese: trả giá
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