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Synonyms for overbid

a bid that is higher than preceding bids

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(bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)

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to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win

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bid more than the object is worth

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15, we find significant overbidding of about 120% in the Baseline Contest treatment (Wilcoxon signed-rank test, p < .
If one allows for the conditions of the real world of entrepreneurial strategy, how is one to discern and interpret what may appear to be overbidding for capital goods?
The group returned its loss-making East Coast franchise back to the Government in November after overbidding for the deal before recession struck.
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise in November after overbidding for the deal before recession struck.
National Express returned its East Coast franchise into Government hands in November after running into trouble by overbidding for the deal.
National Express returned its loss-making East Coast franchise - which links Tees Valley with London and Scotland -into state hands in November after running into trouble by overbidding for the deal before the recession struck and crippled revenues from the franchise.
In controlled experiments, bidders at auction often fall prey to a winner's curse, failing to consider factors conducive to overbidding and thus earning disappointing or even negative returns.
Hanh Ahee, Stanford University, and Ulrike Malmendier, Stanford University and NBER, "Biases in the Market: the Case of Overbidding in Auctions"
New York based Carl Marks Advisory Group LLC has been retained as financial advisor to Metabolife, and to promote the auction opportunity and solicit overbidding.
What they cannot be expected to compete against is abuse of buying power, whether this is used, as it has been historically, in predatory promotional pricing, or in the more sinister and recent activity of overbidding on acquisitions to wipe out the competitive set in convenience retailing.
This time, the price appreciation has been more steady and while there are multiple offers on some properties, buyers are not overbidding, experts say.
Nearly all bankruptcy sales are subject to overbidding.
The ECB said the switch to variable rate tenders was not intended as a further change in its monetary policy, only a 'response to the severe overbidding which has developed in the context of the current fixed rate procedure'.
Now Andersen Consulting estimate customers will be charged an extra pounds 14 a month to pay for the overbidding.
The likelihood of overbidding is increased by the white knight's position in the sequential bidding process: by definition, white knights are participants in competitive acquisitions involving more than one bidder, and the white knight enters the contest subsequent to the first bidder's attempt.