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underbid

[ uhn-der-bid ]
/ 藢蕦n d蓹r藞b瑟d /
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verb (used with object), un路der路bid, un路der路bid路ding.
to bid less than (another bid) or less than the bid of (another bidder), especially in seeking a contract to be awarded to the lowest bid or bidder; make an offer at a lower price than.
Cards. to bid less than the value or worth of (a contract or hand).
verb (used without object), un路der路bid, un路der路bid路ding.
to bid lower than another or too low for the value of something.
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Origin of underbid

First recorded in 1585鈥95; under- + bid1

OTHER WORDS FROM underbid

un路der路bid路der, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for underbid

underbid
/ (藢蕦nd蓹藞b瑟d) /

verb -bids, -bidding or -bid (tr)
to submit a bid lower than that of (others)Irena underbid the other dealers
to submit an excessively low bid for
bridge to make a bid that will win fewer tricks than is justified by the strength of the handhe underbid his hand

Derived forms of underbid

underbidder, noun
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