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Meaning of BIDDING

Pronunciation:  'biding

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
  2. [n]  an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
  3. [n]  a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"

BIDDING is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bid, command, dictation, summons
 See Also: behest, bridge, charge, commandment, commission, contract, declaration, direction, injunction, invitation, open sesame, order, overbid, overcall, preemptive bid, speech act, takeout



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bid"ding\, n.
1. Command; order; a proclamation or notifying. ``Do thou thy
   master's bidding.'' --Shak.

2. The act or process of making bids; an offer; a proposal of
   a price, as at an auction.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: beck, beck and call, behest, bid, biddance, call, calling, calling forth, charge, command, commandment, convocation, demand, dictate, dictation, direct order, direction, engraved invitation, evocation, hest, imperative, indent, injunction, instruction, invitation, invite, invocation, mandate, nod, order, pleasure, preconization, requisition, say-so, special order, summoning, summons, will, word, word of command