Outbid
Outbid Out*bid", v. t. [imp. {Outbid} or {Outbade} (?); p. p. {Outbid} or {Outbidden} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Outbidding}.] To exceed or surpass in bidding; to bid a higher price. [1913 Webster]

Prevent the greedy, and outbid the bold. --Pope. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • outbid — out‧bid [aʊtˈbɪd] verb outbid PTandPP outbidding PRESPART [transitive] to succeed in obtaining a property, contract etc by making a better offer than anyone else: • Developers could outbid any farmer for the land. * * * outbid UK US /ˌaʊtˈbɪd/… …   Financial and business terms

  • Outbid — Out*bid , v. t. [imp. {Outbid} or {Outbade} (?); p. p. {Outbid} or {Outbidden} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Outbidding}.] To exceed or surpass in bidding; to bid a higher price. [1913 Webster] Prevent the greedy, and outbid the bold. Pope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Outbid — Out*bid , v. t. [imp. {Outbid} or {Outbade} (?); p. p. {Outbid} or {Outbidden} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Outbidding}.] To exceed or surpass in bidding; to bid a higher price. [1913 Webster] Prevent the greedy, and outbid the bold. Pope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • outbid — ► VERB (outbidding; past and past part. outbid) ▪ bid more for something than …   English terms dictionary

  • outbid — [out΄bid′] vt. outbid, outbidding to bid or offer more than (someone else) …   English World dictionary

  • outbid — UK [ˌaʊtˈbɪd] / US [aʊtˈbɪd] verb [transitive] Word forms outbid : present tense I/you/we/they outbid he/she/it outbids present participle outbidding past tense outbid past participle outbid to offer to pay more than someone else for something… …   English dictionary

  • outbid — [[t]a͟ʊtbɪ̱d[/t]] outbids, outbidding VERB (The form outbid is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) If you outbid someone, you offer more money than they do for something that you both want to buy. [V n] The… …   English dictionary

  • outbid — outbidder, n. /owt bid /, v.t., outbid, outbidden or outbid, outbidding. to outdo in bidding; make a higher bid than (another bidder). [1580 90; OUT + BID] * * * …   Universalium

  • outbid — /aυt bɪd/ verb to offer a better price than someone else ● We offered £100,000 for the warehouse, but another company outbid us. (NOTE: outbidding – outbid) …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • outbid — /aυt bɪd/ verb to offer a better price than someone else ● We offered £100,000 for the warehouse, but another company outbid us. (NOTE: outbidding–outbid) …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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