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o·ver·bid

 (ō′vər-bĭd′)
v. o·ver·bid, o·ver·bid·den (-bĭd′n) or o·ver·bid, o·ver·bid·ding, o·ver·bids
v.tr.
1. To outbid (a person) for something, as at an auction.
2. Games To bid more than the value of (one's hand in bridge, for example).
v.intr.
To bid higher than the actual value of something.
n. (ō′vər-bĭd′)
A bid higher than another bid.

o′ver·bid′der n.

overbid

vb, -bids, -bidding, -bid, -bidden or -bid
1. (Bridge) (intr) bridge to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win
2. to bid more than the value of (something)
n
a bid higher than someone else's bid

o•ver•bid

(v. ˌoʊ vərˈbɪd; n. ˈoʊ vərˌbɪd)

v. -bid, -bid•ding,
n. v.t.
1. to bid more than the value of.
v.i.
2. to bid more than the actual value or worth.
n.
3. a higher bid.
[1610–20]

overbid


Past participle: overbid
Gerund: overbidding

Imperative
overbid
overbid
Present
I overbid
you overbid
he/she/it overbids
we overbid
you overbid
they overbid
Preterite
I overbid
you overbid
he/she/it overbid
we overbid
you overbid
they overbid
Present Continuous
I am overbidding
you are overbidding
he/she/it is overbidding
we are overbidding
you are overbidding
they are overbidding
Present Perfect
I have overbid
you have overbid
he/she/it has overbid
we have overbid
you have overbid
they have overbid
Past Continuous
I was overbidding
you were overbidding
he/she/it was overbidding
we were overbidding
you were overbidding
they were overbidding
Past Perfect
I had overbid
you had overbid
he/she/it had overbid
we had overbid
you had overbid
they had overbid
Future
I will overbid
you will overbid
he/she/it will overbid
we will overbid
you will overbid
they will overbid
Future Perfect
I will have overbid
you will have overbid
he/she/it will have overbid
we will have overbid
you will have overbid
they will have overbid
Future Continuous
I will be overbidding
you will be overbidding
he/she/it will be overbidding
we will be overbidding
you will be overbidding
they will be overbidding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overbidding
you have been overbidding
he/she/it has been overbidding
we have been overbidding
you have been overbidding
they have been overbidding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overbidding
you will have been overbidding
he/she/it will have been overbidding
we will have been overbidding
you will have been overbidding
they will have been overbidding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overbidding
you had been overbidding
he/she/it had been overbidding
we had been overbidding
you had been overbidding
they had been overbidding
Conditional
I would overbid
you would overbid
he/she/it would overbid
we would overbid
you would overbid
they would overbid
Past Conditional
I would have overbid
you would have overbid
he/she/it would have overbid
we would have overbid
you would have overbid
they would have overbid
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overbid - a bid that is higher than preceding bids
bid, tender - a formal proposal to buy at a specified price
2.overbid - (bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand)
bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
bidding, bid - (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make
Verb1.overbid - to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,
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.overbid - bid more than the object is worth
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 too low
Translations

overbid

(overbid (vb: pt, pp))
A. [ˈəʊvəbɪd] N (at auction) → mejor oferta f, mejor postura f (Bridge) → sobremarca f
B. [ˌəʊvəˈbɪd] VT (at auction) → hacer mejor oferta que, pujar más que (Bridge) → marcar más que
C. [ˌəʊvəˈbɪd] VI (Bridge) → hacer una sobremarca; (foolishly) → declarar demasiado
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