Definition of bid
- did as I was bid
- were bidden to the wedding
- bade a tearful farewell
- The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown.
- —William Pitt
- The contractor bid $10,000 less than his nearest competitor.
- bid one spade
- Several other companies bid on the job.
- a movie that bids fair to become a big hit