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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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The one part of the Libeskind plan that was preserved unaltered, however, was the tower's height of 1,776 feet, which is not only symbolic of the year of our nation's founding, but also bids fair to make the building the tallest on United States soil.
In 1891, a visitor to Whitley Bay wrote that "already the sands are studded with bathing machines and Barry bids fair to be a favourite seaside resort".
This segment of the population, which once upon a time could be singled out as a highly coherent voting bloc, now bids fair to defy generalization; but Mockabee is able to make some hay with a generational analysis.
1 batsman in the world, who bids fair to beat all records in the book.
Professor Perl's study of Dionysius the Aeropagite bids fair to restore this school of thought to its proper eminence.
Emmanuelle 2" X (ABCs) New Street and Briston Road, KIngs and Sutton Odeon) bids fair to equal the popularity of No.