rebid

verb re·bid \ (ˌ)rē-ˈbid \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of rebid

rebid; rebid; rebidding; rebids
transitive + intransitive
1 a T : 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 I : to make a bid again for something
  • rebid for a contract
2 T/I bridge : to bid (one's previously bid suit) again
  • rebid spades
  • rebidding in hearts

rebid

play \ˈrē-ˌbid\ 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 1

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