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The ordering or requesting of someone to do something
“Here, they argue, the executive director doesn't lead, but rather only does the bidding of the board.”
The offering of particular prices for something, especially at an auction
“Also in the bidding were 3i, but he preferred Bridgepoint's more hands-on philosophy.”
The prices offered during the course of bidding for something
“Members of the tender committee or project leaders usually had set up their own men as the winners of the tender before the bidding even began.”
Offering of money, services
Present participle for offer money or services
“You need to be logged in before you can bid on this item.”
Present participle for to order
“I was then but a simple handmaid who did as I was bid.”
Present participle for make an effort or attempt to achieve
“Neil, a regular at the Superbowl, is bidding to beat the 50-hour mark.”
Present participle for to request the presence or participation of
“A short, soft knock came on the wooden door, and presently the call of an elderly woman's voice bid her visitor enter.”
Present participle for to issue a command
“And so it's time to bid farewell for just over 3 weeks as I depart these shores for a nice holiday in the South of France.”
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