bade

[ bad ]
/ bæd /

verb

a simple past tense of bid1.

Nearby words

  1. badderlocks,
  2. baddest,
  3. baddie,
  4. baddish,
  5. baddy,
  6. baden,
  7. baden-baden,
  8. baden-powell,
  9. baden-württemberg,
  10. bader

Origin of bid

1
before 900; Middle English bidden, Old English biddan to beg, ask; cognate with Old Frisian bidda, Old Saxon biddian, Old High German bittan (German bitten), Old Norse bithja, Gothic bidjan; all < Germanic *bid-ja- (< Indo-European *bhidh-) command, akin to Greek peíthein to persuade, inspire with trust, English bide

Related formsbid·der, noun

Can be confusedbidder bitter

bid

2
[ bid ]
/ bɪd /

verb Archaic.

past participle of bide.
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British Dictionary definitions for bade

bade

bad

/ (bæd, beɪd) /

verb

past tense of bid

bid

/ (bɪd) /

verb bids, bidding, bad, bade, esp for senses 1, 2, 5, 7 bid, bidden or esp for senses 1, 2, 5, 7 bid

noun

See also bid in, bid up

Derived Formsbidder, noun

Word Origin for bid

Old English biddan; related to German bitten

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