rebid

verb
re·​bid | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbid How to pronounce rebid (audio) \
rebid; rebid; rebidding; rebids

Definition of rebid

1a 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

Other Words from rebid

rebid \ ˈrē-​ˌbid How to pronounce rebid (audio) \ 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

First Known Use of rebid

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

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