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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.
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In case you have not read his brief essays in the "Notes and Comments" sections of The Atlantic Monthly recently, Cullen Murphy bids fair to fill this painful gap.
He reported that " spirit of industry is excited by it among the lower classes of People, which bids fair to establish the weaving of linen on a footing, extremely encouraging to the principal manufacturers.
In short, there is a strange failure to address personal prejudices and presumptions and an authoritarian arrogation of authorial control which bids fair to exceed the patriarchal repression detected in others.
Vance, playing a young black con man who convinces a cross section of the upper crust that he is the son of Sidney Poitier, bids fair to become another Poitier himself.
Given the veteran leads' "durable" good looks and abiding "shared" charisma, this new series bids fair to also involve and excite viewers.
The port's cargo-handling capability is among the highest in the Gulf and with surplus empty containers and availability of space for further development the port bids fair to play a bigger role than it now does in the Upper Gulf's shipping arena, said chief commercial officer of APM Terminals Bahrain Simon Brebner.
In the summer of 1891, a visitor to Whitmore Bay wrote that "already the sands are studded with bathing machines, and Barry bids fair to become a favourite seaside resort.