from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who bids, e.g. at an auction
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who bids or offers a price.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. 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.
- n. See ganglion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who makes an offer
- n. someone who makes a bid at cards
Sorry, no etymologies found.
To sell them to the highest bidder is not just right.
Since the middle of last month, news stories have surfaced every few days suggesting a Chinese bidder is on the cusp of launching a bid for Potash to compete with BHP Billiton 's.
Unless of course said fan/bidder is gonna protect that script with their life and not let anyone besides themselves read it.
The bidder is crazy if he thinks he can keep his name away from the press - once it leaks his life is over (the reputation of a pervert/sex addict is not something that usually gets you rich).
I knew the RNC was hurting financially, but outsourcing their paid-for-posting budget to the lowest bidder is not helping their image.
If another bidder is still interested, it will have to keep bidding today.
Another bidder is Irish private-equity firm International Investment & Underwriting, or IIU, founded by billionaire Dermot Desmond, which teamed up with investors in Hong Kong, India and Singapore, according to a person familiar with their proposal.
The highest bidder is currently $1,725 USD and it still has about two and half days left.
Harvard selling out to the highest bidder is nothing new.
Also, if the winning bidder is located in North America and prefers not to incur transatlantic courier charges, I will hand-carry the MS to the USA during the month of October — I have another convention commitment in the US then — and FedEx it to him or her from inside the US.