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Definition of "bidding" []

  • A demand that something be done; a command. (noun)
  • A request to appear; a summons. (noun)
  • Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games: The bidding was higher than expected. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bidding" in a sentence
  • "A label bidding war ensued and after the deal was signed and the album recorded...the label chose not to release it."
  • "Models get this, writers and actors too, but musicians have the good fortune to occasionally be a part of a label bidding war, the ultimate in processed pre-hype."
  • "They had sparked a label bidding war with the first track they ever wrote, Letting Go, after MySpace bosses heard it and made them their Featured Artist of the Week."