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English definition of “bid”

bid

verb     /bɪd/ (present participle bidding, past tense and past participle bid, bade, past participle bid, bidden)
bid sb farewell/goodbye/good night, etc literary to say goodbye, good night, etc: She bade her guests goodnight.Welcoming, greeting and greetings
(Definition of bid verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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