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Synonyms for bid

Synonyms for bid

to request that someone take part in or be present at a particular occasion


to make an offer of


something offered

a spoken or written request for someone to take part or be present

Synonyms for bid

an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

an attempt to get something

a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

ask for or request earnestly

make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands

make a serious effort to attain something

Related Words

ask someone in a friendly way to do something

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The apparent high bids for Anadarko and other partners are shown below, along with the percentage of working interest (before royalties) for each company.
A would-be manipulator could place bids for a substantial fraction of an issue well above the market consensus, and thus ensure awards, but pay only that price required to allocate the remaining portion of securities to his or her unsuspecting competitors.