- 1bid (someone) good morning, farewell, etc. (formal) to say “good morning”, etc. to someone I bade farewell to all the friends I had made in Paris. I bade all my friends farewell.
- 2bid somebody (do something) (old use or literary) to tell someone to do something He bade me come closer.
NAmE//bɪd//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bid
he / she / it bids
past simple bade
,past simple bid
past participle bidden
past participle bid
-ing form bidding