Definition of Outbid

1. Verb. Bid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled.

Category relationships: Bridge
Generic synonyms: Bid, Call



2. Verb. Bid higher than others.
Category relationships: Auction, Auction Sale, Vendue
Generic synonyms: Bid, Offer, Tender
Antonyms: Underbid

Definition of Outbid

1. v. t. To exceed or surpass in bidding.

Definition of Outbid

1. Verb. To bid more than somebody else in an auction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Outbid

1. to bid higher than [v -BID, -BIDDEN, -BIDDING, -BIDS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outbid

outbattles
outbattling
outbawl
outbawled
outbawling
outbawls
outbeam
outbeamed
outbeaming
outbeams
outbear
outbeg
outbegged
outbegging
outbegs
outbid (current term)
outbidden
outbidder
outbidders
outbidding
outbids
outbitch
outbitched
outbitches
outbitching
outblaze
outblazed
outblazes
outblazing
outbleat

Literary usage of Outbid

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1. Chitty's Index to All the Reported Cases Decided in the Several Courts of by Edward Chitty (1888)
"A person coming in to open biddings must pay the costs of the former purchaser, and is not entitled to any reimbursement in the event of his being outbid. ..."

2. A Gift for Muslim Women by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"To outbid another: * The second instruction is: Do not outbid another buyer. This is a very common practice in the ..."

3. The Life and Times of Queen Victoria by Robert Wilson (1893)
"... Vote—A Political Dutch Auction—The Radicals outbid the Tories—Release of Mr. Parnell and the Suspects—The Kilmainham Treaty—Victory of Mr. ..."

4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1880)
"Hoffmann outbid their English rivals ; though Mr. Addington succeeded in adding several choice pieces to his cabinet, and the fine crown-piece of Charles IL ..."

5. Ireland by Emily Lawless, Arthur Bronson (1908)
"Flood tried to outbid Grattan by pushing the concessions won from England in the moment of her difficulty yet further, and by making use of the volunteers ..."

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