Definitions:Past of bid, which see.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (imperfect) (imp.) (imperfect)
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (p.t.) (past tense)
Usage examples:He bade the driver take them back to the hotel.
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