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bid
n. tender; offer, proposal
 
v. congratulate; offer a price; plead; summon, call

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bid
The domain name suffix "bid" is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) in the new ICANN's generic Top Level Domain program of the Internet. It is intended for use by online auctioneers, buyers and sellers and market-places online sites.

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Noun
1. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
(synonym) command, bidding, dictation
(hypernym) speech act
(hyponym) countermand
(derivation) beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure
2. an attempt to get something; "they made a futile play for power"; "he made a bid to gain attention"
(synonym) play
(hypernym) attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
3. a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
(synonym) tender
(hypernym) offer, offering
(hyponym) overbid
4. (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
(synonym) bidding
(hypernym) statement
(hyponym) contract, declaration
(part-holonym) bridge
(derivation) call
(classification) bridge

Verb
1. propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
(synonym) offer, tender
(hyponym) by-bid
(entail) dicker, bargain
(derivation) tender
(classification) auction, auction sale, vendue
2. invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
(synonym) wish
(hypernym) greet, recognize, recognise
(hyponym) congratulate, felicitate
3. ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
(synonym) beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure
(hypernym) plead
(derivation) command, bidding, dictation
4. make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"
(synonym) call
(hypernym) play
(hyponym) raise
(derivation) bidding
(classification) card game, cards
5. make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
(hypernym) seek
(derivation) tender
6. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
(synonym) invite
(hypernym) request
(hyponym) tempt, allure
(derivation) bidding, summons


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BID (Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo)
Inter-American Development Bank

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BID (Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento)
Interamerican Bank of Development


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