English definition of “bid”
/bɪd/ noun [C]
ATTEMPT › an attempt to achieve something: a successful bid for re-election [+ to do sth] The council has banned cars from the city centre in a bid to reduce pollution.
BUY › an offer to pay a particular amount of money for something: I made a bid of $150 for the painting.
WORK › an offer to do work for someone for a particular amount of money: We put in a bid for the stadium contract.