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Synonyms for bid

Synonyms for (noun) bid

Synonyms: bid, play Definition: an attempt to get something Usage: they made a futile play for power; he made a bid to gain attention

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try

Synonyms: bid, bidding Definition: (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

Similar words: statement Definition: a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc Usage: according to his statement he was in London on that day

Synonyms: bid, tender Definition: a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

Similar words: offer, offering Definition: something offered (as a proposal or bid) Usage: noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

Synonyms: command, bid, bidding, dictation Definition: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Similar words: speech act Definition: the use of language to perform some act

Synonyms for (verb) bid

Synonyms: press, conjure, entreat, beseech, bid, adjure Definition: ask for or request earnestly Usage: The prophet bid all people to become good persons

Similar words: plead Definition: appeal or request earnestly Usage: I pleaded with him to stop

Synonyms: bid, invite Definition: ask someone in a friendly way to do something

Similar words: request Definition: ask (a person) to do something Usage: She asked him to be here at noon; I requested that she type the entire manuscript

Synonyms: bid, wish Definition: invoke upon Usage: wish you a nice evening; bid farewell

Similar words: greet, recognise, recognize Definition: express greetings upon meeting someone

Synonyms: bid Definition: make a serious effort to attain something Usage: His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population

Similar words: seek Definition: try to get or reach Usage: seek a position; seek an education; seek happiness

Synonyms: bid, call Definition: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands Usage: He called his trump

Similar words: play Definition: participate in games or sport Usage: We played hockey all afternoon; play cards; Pele played for the Brazilian teams in many important matches