intransitive verb-·bid′, -·bid′ding
- to outbid (another person)
- to bid more than the worth of (a thing, as one's hand in bridge)
a higher or excessive bid
verbo·ver·bid, o·ver·bid·den, or o·ver·bid o·ver·bid·ding, o·ver·bids
- To outbid (a person) for something, as at an auction.
- Games To bid more than the value of (one's hand in bridge, for example).
To bid higher than the actual value of something.
A bid higher than another bid.
(third-person singular simple present overbids, present participle overbidding, simple past and past participle overbid)
- An excessively high offer to pay or accept a price.
- (card games) The announcement of a goal, before starting play, that exceeds the goal actually achieved.
over- +"Ž bid