bade bade  /ˈbeɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  2. (n) an attempt to get something
  3. (n) a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
  4. (n) (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
  5. (v) propose a payment
  6. (v) invoke upon
  7. (v) ask for or request earnestly
  8. (v) make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands
  9. (v) make a serious effort to attain something
  10. (v) ask someone in a friendly way to do something
  11. (n) a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At the end, as the little critter bade his farewells and the Jules Verne-like space ship left the ground, the audience similarly levitated.
  2. Next day, over a formal cup of tea, he bade farewell to the Generalissimo.
  3. Without ado the Cardinal bade them anaesthetize him locally.

News

  1. Pols pay tribute to Paul Cellucci

    From former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to former Gov. William Weld and Gov. Deval Patrick, a who’s who of Bay State politics bade farewell to former Gov. Paul Cellucci yesterday, celebrating his generosity, relentless energy and his enduring man-of-the-people legacy — sentiments not lost on the very people he represented.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. No more books for Plymouth High seniors

    Nearly 470 seniors bade classmates farewell and took their next steps into the future as Plymouth High School celebrated its 2013 commencement ceremony Sunday at Eastern Michigan University's Convocation Center.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Plymouth Observer

Quotes

  1. Asked whether Jaswant Singh's expulsion was justified, Sinha said, "Yeh bade logun ki baat hai (this is an issue concerning bigwigs). Moreover, I am not a member of the BJP Parliamentary Board which took the decision."
    on Sep 27, 2009 By: Shatrughan Sinha Source: Indian Express

  2. "I never wanted to work with Govinda simply because he destroys you on screen. Look at the past comedies . Except for Sanjay Dutt, he has wiped out every actor he has worked with, including Amitji in Bade Miyaan, Chote Miyaan," Salman said....
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Salman Khan Source: Times of India

  3. "He's got to now make strides," Painter said. "He's got to get healthy, get 100 percent and then get by somebody. That's important. The first couple weeks of practice, he was probably a little bit ahead of Pat (Bade). Then the next two weeks,...
    on Dec 26, 2009 By: Matt Painter Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog)

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