What is the opposite of bid?

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Opposite of to make, or put up, an offer (especially money) in exchange for something
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Opposite of to command or order (someone) to do something
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Opposite of to bestow a thought, gesture or greeting
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Opposite of to give an authoritative or peremptory order
“I wondered why he would ask me to take out the rubbish when he himself had nothing else on his agenda.”
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Opposite of to ask, or demand, something (of someone)
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Opposite of to give instructions
“The press should get things right, and not implicitly misinstruct the public.”
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Opposite of to command that something be done
“I ask that you reconsider your position on the verdict.”
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Opposite of to have made a request, or demand, of someone
“Because they ignored my requests to stop talking in the cinema, I forced them to do so.”
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Opposite of to make a request or demand of someone
“As you have ignored my requests to stop chattering while the movie is playing, I will now force you to do so.”
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Opposite of to politely or formally ask for
“Please reply to our messages as soon as possible.”
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Opposite of to bestow (a thought or gesture) towards (someone or something)
“I would never go out of my way to curse anyone, but I do hope we never see each other again.”
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Opposite of to advise earnestly
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Opposite of to offer a recommendation
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Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
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Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
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Opposite of to request or order the presence or participation of (someone)
“We have no choice but to bar him from speaking because he refuses to observe the proprieties.”
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Opposite of to make a formal application or request
“If you are sure you have lost your wallet, you will have to cancel all your current credit cards.”
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Opposite of to order or instruct to go, or come, to a particular destination or in a particular direction
“Desperate to save his city, he decided to withdraw forces from the Far East, where he had been awaiting a possible offensive from the enemy.”
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Opposite of to have invited someone somewhere
“We disinvited our neighbors over for lunch after they had proven themselves to be real jerks.”
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Opposite of to order or advise someone to do something
“Why is it so difficult for you to obey my instructions?”
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Opposite of to put forward for consideration
“If the man did not withdraw his offer immediately, then he was unable to plead bad character to justify a later change of mind.”
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Opposite of to ask authoritatively or brusquely
“Therefore, I would kindly request that I be given either in the form of a cheque or letter of credit.”
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Opposite of to choose to do
“Homer tells Bart and Lisa they need not try if their best results in failure.”
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Opposite of to make an effort
“Jack thought it was near impossible to climb the three-meter rope, and decided to bypass that obstacle.”
Noun
Opposite of an attempt or effort to achieve something
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Opposite of an offer, especially of money at an auction
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Opposite of a belief that one supports
“Your actions have a sense of purposelessness that I find difficult to swallow.”
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Opposite of a sudden strong demand for a commodity
“When I went to Washington I discovered that we had a surplus of more commodities than the ones I mentioned.”
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Opposite of an earnest request for money or help
“She pointed out that she would be able to make a financial donation to the charity of her choice.”
Noun
Opposite of a formal request submitted to an authority, institution, or organization
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Opposite of an attempt to do something
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