adverb see biddable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • biddably — bid·da·bly …   English syllables

  • biddably — ˈbidəblē, bli adverb : obediently, docilely …   Useful english dictionary

  • biddable — adjective Date: circa 1768 1. easily led, taught, or controlled ; docile 2. capable of being bid • biddability noun • biddably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biddable — biddability, biddableness, n. biddably, adv. /bid euh beuhl/, adj. 1. Cards. adequate to bid upon: a biddable suit. 2. willing to do what is asked; obedient; tractable; docile: a biddable child. 3. that may be acquired by bidding: biddable… …   Universalium

  • dissuade — dissuade, deter, discourage, divert mean to turn one aside from a purpose, a project, or a plan. Dissuade carries the strongest implication of advice, argument, or exhortation; like the affirmative form persuade, it usually suggests gentle or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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