outbidding outbidding  /ˈaʊt ˌbɪ dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) bid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled
  2. (v) bid higher than others

Usage(s):

  1. Over the past seven weeks, each side has calculated the odds of outbidding the other.
  2. But spending millions on an inflated comic by Roy Lichtenstein or outbidding a rival heavy hitter at an auction isn't public patronage.
  3. By outbidding the bank at a courthouse foreclosure auction, return on investment can get as high as 25% to 35%.

News

  • Brad Keselowski's Tampering Comments Highlight Issue NASCAR Needs to Address

    When Brad Keselowski on Thursday accused Toyota-powered Joe Gibbs Racing and Chevrolet-backed Hendrick Motorsports of poaching Ford employees and information , it once again raised the topic of tampering within NASCAR. "Hendrick and Gibbs have this nasty little habit of going to other teams and outbidding other people and taking those employees and stealing our information," Keselowski said, as ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "Europeans are outbidding us on human rights and they are asking us about the respect of human rights in our countries. Foreigners are abused in Europe and they are asking about the respect of human rights," Gaddafi said in a speech. "Either...
    on Dec 11, 2007 By: Moammar Gadhafi Source: National Post

  2. "After outbidding France-based Alstom, the BHEL-GE consortium won the bidding process last week for generation of 740 MW of power from natural gas produced by ONGC," ONGC spokesperson Sanjeev Sharma said.
    on Jun 23, 2008 By: Sanjeev Sharma Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "It is by not giving in to the temptation of outbidding and of showbusiness politics that France, whose credibility is essential to peace in the world, will have a strong and listened to diplomacy, before it is too late," Royal said.
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Segolene Royal Source: Javno.hr

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