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“… as we prepare to bid a not so fun …”

meanings of bid


  1. To announce (one's goal), before starting play.
  2. To utter a greeting or salutation.
  3. To issue a command; to tell.
  4. To proclaim (a bede, prayer); to pray.
  5. To make an offer to pay or accept a certain price.
  6. To make an attempt.
  7. To invite; to summon.
  8. To offer as a price.


  1. A (failed) attempt to receive or intercept a pass.
  2. An offer at an auction, or to carry out a piece of work.
  3. An attempt, effort, or pursuit (of a goal).


  1. Initialism of bis in diē..: twice a day, two times per day.

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