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Definition of bid verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

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     verb
    verb
    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
     
     
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  1. 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.
  2. 2bid somebody (do something) (old use or literary) to tell someone to do something He bade me come closer.
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