outbid


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out·bid

 (out-bĭd′)
tr.v. out·bid, out·bid·den (-bĭd′n) or out·bid, out·bid·ding, out·bids
To bid higher than: We outbid our rivals at the auction.

outbid

(ˌaʊtˈbɪd)
vb, -bids, -bidding, -bid, -bidden or -bid
(tr) to bid higher than; outdo in bidding

out•bid

(ˌaʊtˈbɪd)

v.t. -bid, -bid•den or bid, -bid•ding.
to outdo in bidding; make a higher bid than (another bidder).
[1580-90]
out`bid′der, n.

outbid


Past participle: outbid
Gerund: outbidding

Imperative
outbid
outbid
Present
I outbid
you outbid
he/she/it outbids
we outbid
you outbid
they outbid
Preterite
I outbid
you outbid
he/she/it outbid
we outbid
you outbid
they outbid
Present Continuous
I am outbidding
you are outbidding
he/she/it is outbidding
we are outbidding
you are outbidding
they are outbidding
Present Perfect
I have outbid
you have outbid
he/she/it has outbid
we have outbid
you have outbid
they have outbid
Past Continuous
I was outbidding
you were outbidding
he/she/it was outbidding
we were outbidding
you were outbidding
they were outbidding
Past Perfect
I had outbid
you had outbid
he/she/it had outbid
we had outbid
you had outbid
they had outbid
Future
I will outbid
you will outbid
he/she/it will outbid
we will outbid
you will outbid
they will outbid
Future Perfect
I will have outbid
you will have outbid
he/she/it will have outbid
we will have outbid
you will have outbid
they will have outbid
Future Continuous
I will be outbidding
you will be outbidding
he/she/it will be outbidding
we will be outbidding
you will be outbidding
they will be outbidding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been outbidding
you have been outbidding
he/she/it has been outbidding
we have been outbidding
you have been outbidding
they have been outbidding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been outbidding
you will have been outbidding
he/she/it will have been outbidding
we will have been outbidding
you will have been outbidding
they will have been outbidding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been outbidding
you had been outbidding
he/she/it had been outbidding
we had been outbidding
you had been outbidding
they had been outbidding
Conditional
I would outbid
you would outbid
he/she/it would outbid
we would outbid
you would outbid
they would outbid
Past Conditional
I would have outbid
you would have outbid
he/she/it would have outbid
we would have outbid
you would have outbid
they would have outbid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.outbid - bid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
bid, call - make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands; "He called his trump"
2.outbid - bid higher than others
auction sale, vendue, auction - the public sale of something to the highest bidder
bid, tender, offer - propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
underbid - bid lower than a competing bidder
Translations

outbid

[aʊtˈbɪd] (outbid (pt, pp)) VTpujar más alto que

outbid

[ˌaʊtˈbɪd] [outbid] (pt, pp) vt [+ buyer] → surenchérir sur
to be outbid (at auction)voir ses enchères couvertes
If you are outbid, you will be notified by e-mail → Si vos enchères sont couvertes, vous en serez averti par courrier électronique.
We'll be outbid at every auction → Nos enchères seront couvertes à chaque vente.outboard motor [ˌaʊtbɔːrdˈməʊtər] nmoteur m hors-bord

outbid

[ˌaʊtˈbɪd] (outbid (pt, pp)) vtoffrire di più di
References in classic literature ?
In order to furnish the quotas required of them, they outbid each other till bounties grew to an enormous and insupportable size.
The trade was injured by their artifices to outbid and undermine each other; the Indians were debauched by the sale of spirituous liquors, which had been prohibited under the French rule.
Deane would say nothing decided about the matter; the fact that Wakem held the mortgage on the land might put it into his head to bid for the whole estate, and further, to outbid the cautious firm of Guest &Co.
When the Realty Collective agent's client was outbid on a two-family Grown Heights house he was selling, the found them a four-family in the neighborhood for the same price.
The BBC inevitably had a bucket-load thrown over it by its right-wing media enemies for having the audacity to be outbid by an American firm for future rights to show the Olympics.
Summary: Tokyo: Daiichi Sankyo believed it had scored a coup in 2008 when it outbid rivals .
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PROPERTY lettings are fast turning into competitive auctions as potential tenants outbid each other to secure their dream home, a letting agents' association has said.
Based in Mayaguez, Atlas IT outbid companies from India and Mexico to bring the long-term contract here.
The Halling gelding will race in Sublimity's colours after freshman trainer Robbie Hennessy, whose father Bill owns the 2007 Champion Hurdle winner, paid 90,000gns to outbid Anthony Bromley for the three year-old.
The Premier League announced that ESPN not only outbid Sky to win both the two packages of live games for next season, 46 in all, but also the package of 23 matches per season for the 2010-13 period.