Definition of Bid:

  1. Offer (a certain price) for something, especially at an auction.

  2. An offer of a price, especially at an auction.

  3. Financial markets: Highest price at which prospective buyers are willing to buy commodities, foreign exchange, or securities.

  4. General: Indication of willingness to buy or sell goods or services or to undertake a task, at a specific price and within a specific timeframe.

  5. Contracting: Complete proposal (submitted in competition with other bidders) to execute specified job(s) within prescribed time, and not exceeding a proposed amount (that usually includes labor, equipment, and materials). The bid-receiving party may reject the bid, make a counter offer, or turn it into a binding contract by accepting it. See also offer and proposal.

Synonyms of Bid

Offer, Make an offer of, Put in a bid of, Put up, Tender, Proffer, Propose, Submit, Put forward, Advance, Offer, Tender, Proposal, Submission, Adjuration, Advance, Appeal, Approach, Ask, Asking price, Assay, Attempt, Bargain, Bargain price, Beat down, Beseechment, Bid for, Bid in, Bid price, Bid up, Biddance, Bidding, Call, Call on, Call the signals, Call upon, Calling, Cash price, Chaffer, Charge, Cheapen, Clamor, Command, Commission, Controlled price, Crack, Cry, Current price, Current quotation, Cut price, Declare, Decree, Dicker, Dictate, Direct, Drive a bargain, Effort, Endeavor, Engraved invitation, Enjoin, Entreaty, Essay, Experiment, Feeler, Fixed price, Flat rate, Fling, Gambit, Give an order, Give the word, Go, Going price, Haggle, Higgle, Huckster, Imploration, Imploring, Imprecation, Instruct, Invitation, Invite, Invocation, Invocatory plea, Issue a command, Issue a writ, Jew down, Lick, List price, Make a bid, Make an offer, Mandate, Market price, Move, Neat price, Negotiate, Net, Obsecration, Obtestation, Offer, Offer to buy, Offering, Ordain, Order, Order about, Outbid, Overture, Package price, Piece price, Plea, Prayer, Preliminary approach, Presentation, Price list, Prices current, Proclaim, Proffer, Promulgate, Pronounce, Quotation, Quoted price, Recommended price, Request, Rogation, Rule, Say the word, Selling price, Shill, Shot, Stab, Step, Stock market quotations, Stroke, Strong bid, Submission, Suit, Summon, Summons, Supplication, Tell, Tentative, Tentative approach, Trade price, Trial, Trial and error, Try, Underbid, Undertaking, Unit price, Warn, Whack, Wholesale price

How to use Bid in a sentence?

  1. Always make your opening bid either high or low, and then slowly creep back into a middle ground to get the best price.
  2. The man believed that his favorite sports team was the best, so he put a bid in because he thought it would be an easy and fun way to make some extra money.
  3. Several buyers made bids for the Van Gogh sketches.
  4. A consortium of dealers bid a world record price for a snuff box.
  5. The man put an acceptable bid on the prize so we will have to wait to see if others bid as well.

Meaning of Bid & Bid Definition