from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To outbid (a person) for something, as at an auction.
- transitive v. Games To bid more than the value of (one's hand in bridge, for example).
- intransitive v. To bid higher than the actual value of something.
- n. A bid higher than another bid.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make an excessively high offer to pay or accept a price.
- v. To announce a goal, before starting play, that exceeds the goal actually achieved.
- n. An excessively high offer to pay or accept a price.
- n. The announcement of a goal, before starting play, that exceeds the goal actually achieved.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To bid or offer beyond, or in excess of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To outbid; overpay; do more than pay for.
- To bid more than a just price; offer more than an equivalent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bid that is higher than preceding bids
- v. bid more than the object is worth
- v. to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,
- n. (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)
over- + bid (Wiktionary)