- to outdo in bidding; make a higher bid than (another bidder).
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Historical Examples of out-bid
Once he was present at an auction where he was out-bid in the competition for a rare, perhaps a unique, volume.The Library
I could not help looking at her with alarm; while I did not yet like to out-bid her for her wish.
You know I only showed it you, to provoke your generosity, that you might out-bid your rival with a better present.
- (tr) to bid higher than; outdo in bidding