rebid

verb

re·​bid (ˌ)rē-ˈbid How to pronounce rebid (audio)
rebid; rebid; rebidding; rebids
1
a
transitive : to offer a new opportunity to make a bid for (something)
The city is rebidding the highway improvement project.
They rebid the project with a few changes, she said, and then received seven bids. Kristyne E. Demske
b
intransitive : to make a bid again for something
rebid for a contract
2
transitive + intransitive, bridge : to bid (one's previously bid suit) again
rebid spades
rebidding in hearts
rebid noun
plural rebids
… the more important structural and façade repairs can proceed without having to put the entire project out to a rebid. The Telegram & Gazette
Opening one spade provides you with a more convenient rebid Dan Romm

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Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

Time Traveler
The first known use of rebid was in 1885

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Cite this Entry

“Rebid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rebid. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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