There are 2 main translations of bid in Spanish

: bid1bid2

bid1

ofrecer, v.

Pronunciation /bɪd/

transitive verb bidding, bid, bid

  • 1

    (at auction)
    (sum of money) ofrecer
    to bid up the price hacer subir el precio
    • This will give you the chance to look into potential members before they can bid on your item.
    • The plaintiff said she was ‘devastated’ at the low price being bid by the purchaser.
    • When he saw the six-month-old filly fresh off the range at a government auction, he bid a record $19,000 for her.
    • They are bidding the prices up and up because they know how great the future is looking under the policies that are at present in place.
    • At other sites, the seller is entitled to the prices bid by each of the highest bidders.
    • After all, if 75% of buyers get the first house they bid for, who were they bidding against?
    • You can bid on a maximum of three properties in any one bidding cycle.
    • That will help you make sure that you're bidding a price that isn't too rich or too low.
    • Hence, it is no surprise few investors were willing to bid a high price for the bank.
    • Eventually, they got someone to bid a reasonable price for the cake and we all managed to get a slice.
    • You need to be logged in before you can bid on this item.
    • Buyers can bid on 5 types of auctions. The process is very simple and quick.
    • You can keep an eye on everything you are bidding on by visiting your members area and selecting the "bidding" page.
    • Firstly, wait until all the items you are bidding on have ended.
    • The disclosed reserve means that the property has to be sold on the day as soon as the asking price is bid, but it could still go for much more than that amount.
    • Please remember to state which lot you are bidding on, and include your email address, address and phone number.
    • What is there to prevent free riders from bidding the price up excessively high, as they've done in other countries?
    • Sellers can also choose which users can bid on their auctions according to the bidder's feedback score.
    • Carefully review the item that you are bidding on and how much you have agreed to pay for it, then click on the "Place Bid" button to finalize your bid.
    • Ebay is an online auction site where people can list items for sale and people can bid on them, the highest bidder wins the auction.
  • 2

    (in bridge)
    declarar
    East bid three no trumps East declaró tres sin triunfo
    • Now each player bids a number of tricks, and you play and score according to the same rules as for three or four players.
    • Players can bid any number of tricks - the bids may or may not add up to the total tricks available.
    • In subsequent deals, if no one bids the trump suit remains unchanged form the previous deal.
    • If a player who has at least one point bids four and makes it, that player immediately wins the whole game.
    • If the partner who bid nil wins even a single trick, his or her team loses 10 points.

intransitive verb bidding, bid, bid

  • 1

    (at auction)
    hacer ofertas
    pujar
    two people were bidding for the picture había dos personas pujando por el cuadro
    • a woman was bidding against me una mujer estaba haciendo ofertas / pujando por el mismo lote que yo
  • 2

    (try to obtain)
    to bid for sth tratar de conseguir algo
    to bid to + inf tratar por todos los medios de + inf
    pugnar por + inf
  • 3

    (in bridge)
    declarar

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(at auction)

      oferta feminine
      puja feminine
      to make a bid hacer una oferta
      • a takeover bid una oferta pública de adquisición
      • It was close to the end of its auction and had no bids on a low starting price.
      • If the property remains unsold after the auction i.e. your bid was below the reserve price, speak to the auctioneer to register your interest before leaving the saleroom.
      • One punter, however, is trying to sell a city centre room on an Internet auction site with bids starting at £60.
      • The works are up for bids until the auction closes on May 25.
      • Within days it became clear word had spread about the auction and several generous bids flooded in, spiralling up to £1m at one point.
      • As the auction progresses and the bids are raised, it can be easy to get carried away and go a little over - so be strict and withdraw once it passes your threshold.
      • A couple of local lads went to that auction and a bid was made.
      • It will be put up for auction and a bid of £500 has already been received.
      • The final minutes are the ones to concentrate on, since everybody is fighting to make theirs the final bid of the auction.
      • Primary dealers are allowed to place up to 30 competitive bids at the auction.
      • But his country mansion was withdrawn from auction even though it attracted a bid of €900,000, the same as the guide price.
      • If a buyer accepts the bid, the shop is notified via e-mail and the collaborative process continues.
      • The auction starts with a high price, which is lowered until somebody offers an acceptable bid.
      • The raft has so far attracted 54 bids and the price has reached $15,099.99 with one week of bidding remaining.
      • Prospective car owners can enter their bids through an online auction system that is conducted every month, over a three-day period.
      • Unsurprisingly, the auction ended with no bids.
      • The Internet auction system will automatically submit bids in increments one higher than the current price.
      • It can be a live auction, with bids published for everyone in real time.
      • When one of his paintings failed to attract even a single bid at an auction in 1990, the audience broke into spontaneous applause.
      • When putting an item up for auction, set the minimum bid at the lowest fair price you're willing to accept.

    • 1.2(in bridge)

      declaración feminine
      no bid paso
      • There is great variety in the special bids or actions a player may be allowed to make during his turn to bid.
      • The declarer and his partner do not score any points if they do not take at least the number of tricks that the declarer bid.
      • A bid of no tricks is a pass, and if all players pass, the hand is redealt by the same dealer.
      • A bid can only be overcalled by calling a lower card of the same suit as the original bid.
      • After nine tricks the play ends, and the three remaining cards held by each player determine their bids.

  • 2

    (attempt)
    intento masculine
    tentativa feminine
    (unsuccessful) intentona feminine
    (unsuccessful) conato masculine
    (unsuccessful) intento masculine
    (unsuccessful) tentativa feminine
    bid for sth
    bid to + inf intento de + inf
    her championship bid su intento / tentativa de hacerse con el campeonato
    • an escape bid un conato / una intentona de fuga
    • world record bid fails fracasa intento de batir marca mundial
    • In a bid to achieve this sort of growth, a new UK graphic design division is being created to allow the company to tap into other lucrative markets.
    • As they enter their final year, it is a year of anxiety and hard work, all in a bid to achieve the objective.
    • After losing another planning appeal, residents have fortified the site in a bid to prevent attempts to forcibly remove them.
    • Millard House could be transferred to the private sector, in a bid to achieve additional capacity required from the site.
    • The largely amateur, local actors were encouraged to improvise dialogue on the spot in a bid to achieve authenticity.
    • In a bid to achieve a settlement the company, he said, had offered more than the government would have achieved via an imposed settlement.
    • Little squat lobsters were everywhere and flashed into crevices in a bid to attempt to avoid my torchlight.
    • Shopkeepers are to be taught the moral and legal responsibilities of selling alcohol in a bid to crack down on under-age drinking.
    • Police are encouraging residents to join their e-mail information line in a bid to crack down on criminals.
    • Ministers plan to outlaw happy hours in a bid to crack down on binge drinking.
    • He returns to the course tomorrow in a bid to prove that his latest effort was no fluke.
    • The bank has also come under fire after attempting to discourage customers from using its branches in a bid to cut down on queues.
    • In a bid to prevent further arson attempts, the horse may be sprayed with a fire retardant substance.
    • In a bid to limit the damage, the government attempted to maintain it had never raised hopes of an early resolution.
    • This has posed challenges to efforts aimed at scaling down its operations in a bid to make it more efficient and competitive.
    • Court officials will be handed sweeping powers to enter homes in a bid to crack down on fine-dodgers.
    • Health chiefs have met finance experts in a bid to resolve a wrangle which is holding up plans for a £96 million ‘super hospital’.
    • A spokesman for the Department of Health said the government was introducing a guideline of 18 weeks from referral to treatment in a bid to quell the problems.
    • He said their promotion should be be given first priority in the city administration's plan to promote new teachers in its bid to gain regional autonomy.
    • The latest bid to gain a late-night drinks licence for the Centre may be set for failure, objectors' lawyers have claimed.

There are 2 main translations of bid in Spanish

: bid1bid2

bid2

Pronunciation /bɪd/

transitive verb bidding, bade, bid, bid, bidden

  • 1

    (wish, say)
    to bid sb welcome/good morning darle la bienvenida/los buenos días a algn
    • to bid sb farewell despedirse de / decirle adiós a algn
    • Visitors had a chance to attend mass on Sunday morning, celebrating the association, before they bid tearful farewells at the parting lunch.
    • The Radio 1 DJ bade a tearful farewell on her last day as host of the breakfast show.
    • Hundreds of mourners bid a tearful farewell to the tragic teenager and friends donned specially-made replica England shirts bearing his name.
    • Staff, pupils and parents are due to bid a tearful farewell to their primary school tomorrow.
    • The images of my mother crying and holding on to me as we bid a tearful farewell to our home flashed through my mind.
    • In another country, on the other side of the continent a young woman bid a tearful farewell to her family, friends and well-wishers.
    • He did not take his third jump and bid a tearful farewell.
    • Lynette and the rest of the ladies-in-waiting, including Gwyneth, bid Eleanor a tearful farewell.
    • More than 2,000 people bade a tearful farewell to the man credited with having a huge impact in his fight for progress for the black community.
    • Tearfully he bade farewell to those he had loved for the past seven years.
    • Time presses on and I have to bid farewell to Anne.
    • Though it is not set in stone just yet, there is every chance that he might finally bid farewell to professional football at the end of the season.
    • He kissed her cheek one last time, leaning over the counter and bid her farewell as she walked out the door.
    • He knew he had to set a date of departure so he could bid his farewells accordingly, that much was obvious.
    • In resigning, he bid farewell to one of the top private sector jobs in Ireland.
    • And so it's time to bid farewell for just over 3 weeks as I depart these shores for a nice holiday in the South of France.
    • It was an occasion for teachers to get together and also to bid farewell to colleagues who were retiring from service.
    • About 140 pupils bade farewell to the school on Monday and embarked on their half term holiday, which began four days earlier to allow equipment and books to be moved to the new building.
    • Then, sadly, they bade farewell to their beloved village and walked together into the forest, leaving behind the dangers that the humans threatened to bring to them.
    • A fine crowd attended the funeral ceremonies and many were very lonesome as they bade their fond farewells to a man who had been such a part of the community over the decades.
    • The wizard bade his apprentice sit upon another directly opposite, and Anest obeyed, wondering.
    • I was then but a simple handmaid who did as I was bid.
    • After they left, he wrote the stories she bade him to.
    • I pulled over, noted the NO STOPPING sign, and bade the family to exit quickly.
    • When the emperor felt asleep that night, God appeared in his dream and bade him to make a banner portraying the cross, and to draw crosses on the helmets and shields of his soldiers.
  • 2

    (request)
    to bid sb (to) + inf pedirle a algn que + subj

intransitive verb bidding, bade, bid, bid, bidden

  • 1

    to bid fair to + inf prometer + inf