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

Visual thesaurus for bid