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Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Economics.

1 The price or yield at which a buyer indicates that he or she is willing to buy a financial obligation. See bid price; bid rate.

2 An offer by one...

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bid

Bryan A. Garner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style

January 2000; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 112 words.

Past Tense.

Bid (= to offer a bid) forms bid in the past tense <Williams bid more than any other

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bid

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 864 words.

A. Standard Past-Tense Forms.

Bid (= to offer a bid) forms bid in the past tense—e.g.: “Williams also bid more

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bid

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 116 words.

pt. (in D) bade, (in B) bid; pp. (in D) bidden, (in B and C) bid.

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 190 words.

1 In the playing-card and auction-room senses the past tense and past participle are both bid (two no-trumps were bid; Granada bid for a franchise, which was duly awarded...null...

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bidder

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A participant in an auction; that is, one who places a bid.

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bid

Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 78 words.

To make an offer (v), or the offer itself (n). Bids are often made in person

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bid

Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 192 words.

To make an offer (v), or the offer itself (n). Bids are often made in person

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bidder

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 129 words.

bidder, consider, Jiddah, kidder, whydah • bewilder, builder, guilder, Hilda, Matilda, St Kilda, Tilda, tilde • Belinda

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bidder

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 129 words.

bidder, consider, Jiddah, kidder, whydah • bewilder, builder, guilder, Hilda, Matilda, St Kilda, Tilda, tilde • Belinda

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bidder

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 13 words.

A participant in an auction; that is, one who places a bid.

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Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 190 words.

To make an offer (v), or the offer itself (n). Bids are often made in person at auctions

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Bid

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 226 words.

The modern verb ‘to bid’ may be from either of two Old English verbs: (1) bēodan, ‘to offer’, ‘to

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Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

has past tenses bade (in general meanings: We bade them farewell) and bid (in card games and the auction

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in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

amid, backslid, bid, did, forbid, grid, hid, id, kid, Kidd, lid, Madrid, mid, outbid, outdid, quid, rid, skid,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 50 words.

amid, backslid, bid, did, forbid, grid, hid, id, kid, Kidd, lid, Madrid, mid, outbid, outdid, quid, rid, skid,

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bid

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

has past tenses bade (in general meanings: We bade them farewell) and bid (in card games and the auction

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bid

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 35 words.

A proapoptotic member of the *bcl family (BH3-interacting domain death agonist, p22 BID, 195 aa) that is cleaved into smaller fragments which induce cytochrome ...

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Overview page. Subjects: Business and Management — Economics.

1 The price or yield at which a buyer indicates that he or she is willing to buy a financial obligation. See bid price; bid rate.

2 An offer by one...

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bid

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

To make an offer (v), or the offer itself (n). Bids are often made in person at auctions by raising the hand, and then constitute an offer to buy goods. ...

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bid

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A proapoptotic member of the bcl family (BH3-interacting domain death agonist, p22 BID, 195 aa) that is cleaved into smaller fragments which induce cytochrome c release, the production of...

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