overbid


overbid

verb (used with object), o·ver·bid, o·ver·bid·ding.

  1. to bid more than the value of (a thing): to overbid one’s cards.
  2. to outbid: She overbid him for the painting.

verb (used without object), o·ver·bid, o·ver·bid·ding.

  1. to bid more than the actual value or worth: a tendency to overbid at auctions; to overbid at bridge.

noun

  1. a higher bid.

verb (ˌəʊvəˈbɪd) -bids, -bidding, -bid, -bidden or -bid

  1. (intr) bridge to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win
  2. to bid more than the value of (something)

noun (ˈəʊvəˌbɪd)

  1. a bid higher than someone else’s bid

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