from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A demand that something be done; a command.
- n. A request to appear; a summons.
- n. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games: The bidding was higher than expected.
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- v. Present participle of bid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Command; order; a proclamation or notifying.
- n. The act or process of making bids; an offer; a proposal of a price, as at an auction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Invitation; command; order; a proclamation or notifying.
- n. The act of making an offer at an auction: as, the bidding was lively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a request to be present
- n. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
- n. (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
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