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English definition of “bid”


verb [T] (TELL)   /bɪd/ (present participle bidding, past tense bid or bade  /bæd, beɪd/, past participle bidden  /ˈbɪd·ən/ or bid)
to give a greeting to someone, or to ask someone to do something: He bade us farewell .
(Definition of bid verb (TELL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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