from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who bids; specifically, one who begs; one who commands or orders; one who asks or invites; one who offers to pay a specified price for an article, as at a public auction.
  • noun See ganglion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who bids or offers a price.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who bids, e.g. at an auction

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who makes an offer
  • noun someone who makes a bid at cards


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