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- 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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