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bid

noun

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  1. an effort to do or accomplish something a dramatic film that is widely regarded as the comedian's last-ditch bid to be taken seriously as an actor Synonyms assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], attempt, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, offer, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirlRelated Words striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error


bid

verb

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  1. 1 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority the servants were expected to do exactly as they were bidden Synonyms adjure, command, boss (around), charge, direct, enjoin, instruct, order, tellRelated Words ask, petition, request; beg, beseech, entreat; advise, counsel, warn; appoint, assign, authorize, commission; oversee, superintend, supervise; conduct, control, lead, manage; coerce, compel, constrain, force, oblige, requireNear Antonyms comply (with), follow, keep, observeAntonyms mind, obey

  2. 2 to request the presence or participation of as company president, I bid you all to come to our annual holiday party! Synonyms ask, inviteRelated Words solicit; beckon, call, summon


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