Adjective "bade" definition and examples

(Bade may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/bad//beɪd/

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Definitions and examples

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    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

    More examples(as adjective)

    "farewells can be bade."

    "colleagues can be bade."