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bid

1. Commerce
a. a statement by a buyer, in response to an offer by a seller, of the more favourable terms that would be acceptable
b. the price or other terms so stated
2. Bridge
a. the number of tricks a player undertakes to make
b. a player's turn to make a bid

Bid

A complete and properly signed proposal to do all or part of the work for the sum stipulated in the bid; supported by data called for by the bidding requirements.

bid

[bid]
(engineering)
An estimate of costs for specified construction, equipment, or services proposed to a customer company by one or more supplier or contractor companies.

bid

1. An offer to perform the work described in a contract at a specified cost.
2. A complete and properly signed proposal to do the work, 1 or designated portion thereof for the sums stipulated therein, supported by data called for by the bidding requirements.
References in classic literature ?
Granted that it is as you say; I mean to have it so; sit down and hold your tongue as I bid you for if I once begin to lay my hands about you, though all heaven were on your side it would profit you nothing.
I took a small bottle of rum in my pocket, and gave Friday a large bag with more powder and bullets; and as to orders, I charged him to keep close behind me, and not to stir, or shoot, or do anything till I bid him, and in the meantime not to speak a word.
Friday kept his eyes close upon me, that, as I had bid him, he might observe what I did; so, as soon as the first shot was made, I threw down the piece, and took up the fowling-piece, and Friday did the like; he saw me cock and present; he did the same again.
To remedy this, I went to work in my thought, and calling to Friday to bid them sit down on the bank while he came to me, I soon made a kind of hand-barrow to lay them on, and Friday and I carried them both up together upon it between us.
I was told the quote came from Richard Briffault's four-year-old law review article on BIDs, where Briffault quoted from a 15-year-old publication that has been revised and updated twice.
Bid Management enhanced for both PrimeSite and JobSite
Confronted with Mullinax's report, Romer said: ``The facts that I saw (in the report) were not the facts that I got when it first came to me, and the question was posed to me whether Eastridge's work for us, in the capacity of acquiring real estate, whether it barred them from putting in a bid on Belmont.
I could not get him to understand that he might not get any bids and it was in his interest to re-synopsize.
Bidding takes place in private and, as diagram 1 shows, awards are made at the highest priced bids covering the total auction size.
The BIDS platform, which offers customizable tools to allow end-users to successfully negotiate block trades, is expected to launch in spring 2007.
There are 44 BIDs in New York City, 19 of which are already requesting increased assessments from property owners.
Now the powers that be, to make up for FACNET, intend to have all agencies use an automated system as described in the Federal Register of May 16 and the CBD will go away for bids above $25,000.