Word forms "bidder":
singular bidder plural bidders1) someone who makes bids for something, for example at an auction (= an event where things are sold to the person who offers the most money)
The clock will be sold to the highest bidder.2) someone who competes with others to get the opportunity to do work or provide a service for someone else by offering to do it for a particular amount of money
The successful bidder for the franchise will run the train services.
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bidder — index applicant (candidate), customer, rival Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
Bidder — Bid der, n. [AS. biddere. ] One who bids or offers a price. Burke. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Bidder — A firm or person that wants to buy a firm or security. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * bid bid 2 verb bid PTandPP bidding PRESPART [intransitive, transitive] 1 … Financial and business terms
bidder — A firm or person that wants to buy a firm or security. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * bid bid 2 verb bid PTandPP … Financial and business terms
bidder — [[t]bɪ̱də(r)[/t]] bidders 1) N COUNT: usu supp N A bidder is someone who offers to pay a certain amount of money for something that is being sold. If you sell something to the highest bidder, you sell it to the person who offers the most money… … English dictionary
bidder — n. the highest; lowest bidder * * * [ bɪdə] lowest bidder the highest … Combinatory dictionary
bidder — / bɪdə/ noun a person who makes a bid, usually at an auction ● Several bidders made offers for the house. ♦ the property was sold to the highest bidder to the person who had made the highest bid or who offered the most money ♦ the tender will go… … Marketing dictionary in english
bidder — / bɪdə/ noun a person who makes a bid, usually at an auction ● Several bidders made offers for the house. ♦ the property was sold to the highest bidder to the person who had made the highest bid or who offered the most money ♦ the tender will go… … Dictionary of banking and finance
bidder — noun Someone who bids, e.g. at an auction The highest bidder shall get the house … Wiktionary
Bidder — Recorded as Bedder and Bidder, this is an English surname. It has at least two probable origins, and if so can be either be occupational or from a personal name. Firstly if occupational it derives from the pre 7th century Olde German word bedda… … Surnames reference