at someone's bidding

variants: less commonly

at the bidding of someone

Definition of at someone's bidding

  1. :  as told or ordered to do by another He attended law school at his father's bidding.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  some person :  somebody

bidplay bidding
  1. :  beseech, entreat

    :  to issue an order to :  tell

    :  to request to come :  invite

  1. :  the act of one who bids (see 1bid)

    :  a statement of what one will give or take for something

    :  an offer of a price

  1. : twice a day

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