1. An authoritative direction or instruction to do something (synset 107182782)
  2. An attempt to get something (synset 100788541)
    "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention"
  3. A formal proposal to buy at a specified price (synset 107179737)
  4. (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make (synset 106749861)
  1. Propose a payment (synset 202303593)
    "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
  2. Invoke upon (synset 200904886)
    "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
  3. Ask for or request earnestly (synset 200761702)
    "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
  4. Make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands (synset 202305021)
    "He called his trump"
  5. Make a serious effort to attain something (synset 202245456)
    "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
  6. Ask someone in a friendly way to do something (synset 200795242)

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