Definition of 'outbid'
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It did miss out on buying some bigger retail centres snapped up by rivals but being outbid is usually no disgrace. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Here, it looks as though investors could absorb the extra tax bill and still outbid their rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Using the huge resources at their disposal to outbid potential rivals for property is another favoured technique, he argues. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Hull chief was given the blessing to outbid his rivals to land McManaman. The Sun (2015)
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Used Rarely. outbid is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'outbid'
British English: outbid VERB
If you outbid someone, you offer more money than they do for something that you both want to buy.
The Museum has antagonised rivals by outbidding them for the world's greatest art treasures.
Definition of outbid from the Collins English Dictionary
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