takeover bid

Definition of takeover bid

  1. :  an attempt by someone to gain control of the company by buying most of its stock The company is facing a takeover bid.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the action or an act of taking over

  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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