Outbidding
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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