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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bidden
 (vbl.)出價

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bid v. t. [imp. Bade Bid, (Obs.) Bad; p. p. Bidden Bid; p. pr. & vb. n. Bidding.]
 1. To make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer to pay ( a certain price, as for a thing put up at auction), or to take (a certain price, as for work to be done under a contract).
 2. To offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid good morning, farewell, etc.
    Neither bid him God speed.   --2. John 10.
    He bids defiance to the gaping crowd.   --Granrille.
 3. To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known. [Mostly obs.] “Our banns thrice bid !”
 4. To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
    That Power who bids the ocean ebb and flow.   --Pope
    Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee.   --Matt. xiv. 28
    I was bid to pick up shells.   --D. Jerrold.
 5. To invite; to call in; to request to come.
    As many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.   --Matt. xxii. 9
 To bid beads, to pray with beads, as the Roman Catholics; to distinguish each bead by a prayer. [Obs.]
 To bid defiance to , to defy openly; to brave.
 To bid fair, to offer a good prospect; to make fair promise; to seem likely.
 Syn: -- To offer; proffer; tender; propose; order; command; direct; charge; enjoin.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bid·den p. p. of Bid.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bid
      n 1: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
           [syn: command, bidding, dictation]
      2: an attempt to get something; "they made a futile play for
         power"; "he made a bid to gain attention" [syn: play]
      3: a formal proposal to buy at a specified price [syn: tender]
      4: (bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to
         contract to make [syn: bidding]
      v 1: propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for
           the painting" [syn: offer, tender]
      2: invoke upon; "wish you a nice evening"; "bid farewell" [syn:
          wish]
      3: ask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to
         become good persons" [syn: beseech, entreat, adjure,
          press, conjure]
      4: make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands;
         "He called his trump" [syn: call]
      5: make a serious effort to attain something; "His campaign bid
         for the attention of the poor population"
      6: ask someone in a friendly way to do something [syn: invite]
      [also: bidding, bidden, bade]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bidden
      See bid