bid
bid 1 /'bid/ vb bid, bid·ding
vt: to offer (a price) for payment or acceptance
vi: to make a bid: state what one will pay or take in payment
a contractor bidding for a job
bid·der n
bid 2 n
1: the act of one who bids
2 a: a statement of what one will pay for something
b: a statement of what one (as a contractor) will charge for something (as supplies or labor)
3: an opportunity to bid

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bid
I noun advance, approach, estimate, iicitatio, offer, offered price, overture, presentation, price, proffer, proposal, proposition, quotation, quoted price, submission, tender associated concepts: auction sale, bid bond, bid in, bid off, bidder, biddings, by-bidding, competitive bidding, proposal, upset bid, with reserve, without reserve II index appeal (noun), appeal (verb), application, call (appeal), command, detail (assign), dictate, direct (order), endeavor (noun), endeavor (verb), enjoin, impose (enforce), insist, instruct (direct), invitation, invoke, mandate, offer (propose), overture, petition (noun), petition (verb), pray, prescribe, proffer, proposition, request (noun), request (verb), summon, summons, writ

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


bid
n.
An offer to buy or sell goods or services at a stated price, common at auctions or among builders or laborers seeking contracts.
v.
bid

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


bid
An offer to pay or charge a specific price, under set terms, for an item or service. People make bids at auctions, at which the highest offer wins. The term is also used to refer to a contractor's offer to build a project or sell goods or services at a given price and other terms, with often the lowest bidder getting the job.
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


bid
1 n. An offer to pay a specific price for something.
2 n. An offer to perform work or supply services at a specific price.
3 v. The act of submitting an offer to buy.
@ firm bid
A bid that is publicly announced when made and that is binding and cannot be revised until it is accepted or rejected.
@ open bid
A bid that is publicly announced when made and that the bidder may repeatedly revise as competing bids are announced.
@ sealed bid
A written bid that is secret and not disclosed until all submitted bids (which are also written and secret) are simultaneously opened and considered.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


BID
Business improvement district

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

bid
n.
   an offer to purchase with a specific price stated. It includes offers during an auction in which people compete by raising the bid until there is no more bidding, or contractors offer to contract to build a project or sell goods or services at a given price, with usually the lowest bidder getting the job.
   See also: contract

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • bid — bid1 [bid] vt. BADE, bidden, bidding; for vt. 3, 6, 8 & for vi., the pt. & pp. are always bid, bade or bid, bid [ME bidden, to ask, plead, pray < OE biddan < IE base * bheidh , to urge, compel; meaning and form merged with ME beden, to… …   English World dictionary

  • Bid — (b[i^]d), v. t. [imp. {Bade} (b[a^]d), {Bid}, (Obs.) {Bad}; p. p. {Bidden}, {Bid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bidding}.] [OE. bidden, prop to ask, beg, AS. biddan; akin to OS. biddian, Icel. bi[eth]ja, OHG. bittan, G. bitten, to pray, ask, request, and E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bid — (b[i^]d), v. t. [imp. {Bade} (b[a^]d), {Bid}, (Obs.) {Bad}; p. p. {Bidden}, {Bid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bidding}.] [OE. bidden, prop to ask, beg, AS. biddan; akin to OS. biddian, Icel. bi[eth]ja, OHG. bittan, G. bitten, to pray, ask, request, and E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bid — (b[i^]d), v. t. [imp. {Bade} (b[a^]d), {Bid}, (Obs.) {Bad}; p. p. {Bidden}, {Bid}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bidding}.] [OE. bidden, prop to ask, beg, AS. biddan; akin to OS. biddian, Icel. bi[eth]ja, OHG. bittan, G. bitten, to pray, ask, request, and E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bid — Ⅰ. bid [1] ► VERB (bidding; past and past part. bid) 1) offer (a certain price) for something, especially at an auction. 2) (bid for) (of a contractor) tender for (work). 3) (bid for) make an effort to obtain or achiev …   English terms dictionary

  • Bid — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bid — [n1] offering of money or services advance, amount, declaration, feeler, hit, invitation, offer, pass, price, proffer, proposal, proposition, request, submission, suggestion, sum, summons, tender; concepts 67,330 bid [n2] endeavor attempt, crack …   New thesaurus

  • Bid — Bid, v. i. [See {Bid}, v. t.] 1. To pray. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To make a bid; to state what one will pay or take. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • BID — steht für: Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo, siehe Interamerikanische Entwicklungsbank Bibliotheks , Informations und Dokumentationswissenschaft, siehe BID Bereich Bibliothek Information Deutschland, ein Dachverband das KfZ Kennzeichen für den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bid — has past tenses bade (in general meanings: We bade them farewell) and bid (in card games and the auction room: We bid successfully for the portrait). The corresponding past participle forms are bidden and bid …   Modern English usage

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