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/ ˌaʊtˈbɪd /
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verb (used with object), out·bid, out·bid·den or out·bid, out·bid·ding.
to outdo in bidding; make a higher bid than (another bidder).
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How to use outbid in a sentence
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.
Once he was present at an auction where he was out-bid in the competition for a rare, perhaps a unique, volume.The Library|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for outbid
/ (ˌaʊtˈbɪd) /
verb -bids, -bidding, -bid, -bidden or -bid
(tr) to bid higher than; outdo in bidding
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