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bid

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bid

  1. an effort to do or accomplish something <a dramatic film that is widely regarded as the comedian's last-ditch bid to be taken seriously as an actor> Synonyms assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], attempt, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirlRelated Words striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error




bid

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bid

  1. 1 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority <the servants were expected to do exactly as they were bidden> Synonyms adjure, command, boss (around), charge, direct, enjoin, instruct, order, tellRelated Words ask, petition, request; beg, beseech, entreat; advise, counsel, warn; appoint, assign, authorize, commission; oversee, superintend, supervise; conduct, control, lead, manage; coerce, compel, constrain, force, oblige, requireNear Antonyms comply (with), follow, keep, observeAntonyms mind, obey

  2. 2 to request the presence or participation of <as company president, I bid you all to come to our annual holiday party!> Synonyms ask, inviteRelated Words solicit; beckon, call, summon




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