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Synonyms for bidding

Noun

1. command, bid, bidding, dictation, speech act
usage: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
2. bidding, summons, invitation
usage: a request to be present; "they came at his bidding"
3. bid, bidding, statement
usage: (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make

Verb

1. offer, bid, tender
usage: propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
2. wish, bid, greet, recognize, recognise
usage: invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell"
3. bid, beseech, entreat, adjure, press, conjure, plead
usage: ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
4. bid, call, play
usage: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"
5. bid, seek
usage: make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
6. invite, bid, request
usage: ask someone in a friendly way to do something
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