bidding bidding  /ˈbɪ dɪŋ/

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) an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  12. (n) a request to be present
  13. (n) (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Exactly a month before the final vote, all four cities bidding for the 2016 Olympics received a mix of praise and criticism Monday in an IOC report assessing their technical merits.
  2. By the end, DeChristopher was simply bidding nonstop, and BLM officials finally caught on to what he was doing and took him into custody.
  3. There was a bidding war, and with about three days left, the top bid was a little above $125,000.

News

  1. The Speculative PC Play on the Bidding War

    The Speculative PC Play on the Bidding War        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Research and Markets: Global Real-time Bidding-based Ad Display Market 2013 Report

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Real-time Bidding-based Ad Display Market 2012-20
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Exclusive: Forest interested in bidding for Irish drugmaker Elan - sources

    Forest Laboratories Inc is among a handful of companies interested in bidding for Irish drugmaker Elan Corp , according to two people familiar with the situation who wished to remain anonymous because they are not permitted to speak to the media.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX Business

Quotes

  1. "We can't afford to settle for a Washington where our energy policy, and our health care policy, and our tax policy is sold to the highest-bidding lobbyist," Obama said, and criticized Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Hillary Clinton, DN.Y.,...
    on May 3, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. Zuma told FIFA's website: "This has proved to the world that we are capable of hosting any international event, we have the resources and infrastructure. People are already talking about a possibility of bidding for major events and we are...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Jacob Zuma Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "The FFA is completely transparent in its dealings with government and has provided all information regarding the bidding process requested by government," Buckley told the newspaper.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Ben Buckley Source: The Daily Maverick

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