1. a simple past tense of bid1 . bid1 [bid] /bɪd/ Spell Syllables verb (used with object), bade or (Archaic) bad for 1, 2, 5 or bid for 3, 4; bidden or bid for 1, 2, 5 or bid for 3, 4; bidding.
1. to command; order; direct: to bid them depart.
2. to express (a greeting, farewell, benediction, or wish): to bid good night.
3. Commerce. to offer (a certain sum) as the price one will pay or charge: They bid $25,000 and got the contract.
4. Cards. to ent
"farewells can be bade."
"colleagues can be bade."
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