Bid and Charge


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Bid verb – To issue orders to (someone) by right of authority.
Usage example: the servants were expected to do exactly as they were bidden

Charge is a synonym for bid in demand topic. In some cases you can use "Charge" instead the word "Bid" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like order, matter, tell, command.
Nearby Words: bidding, bidder, biding, bided
Synonyms for Bid


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Charge verb – To issue orders to (someone) by right of authority.
Usage example: charged the soldier to keep watch over the prisoner

Bid is a synonym for charge in demand topic. You can use "Bid" instead the word "Charge" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as matter, command, over, order something done. literary substitute
Nearby Words: charged, charging, chargeable, charger
Synonyms for Charge

How words are described

good good bid good charge
high high bid high charge
current current bid current charge
original original bid original charge
Other adjectives: single, small, actual, successful, serious, little, futile, final, desperate, last, maximum, mad, suicidal, last-ditch.

Common collocations

people bid people charge people
amount bid amount charge amount
price bid price charge price
way bid way charge way
Other nouns: items, points, friends.

Both words in one sentence

  • Leeroy Jenkins In a bid to help commander Mitsunari Ishida escape, Sakon Shima must charge the enemy's main camp to provide a distraction.
  • Since then, it's shown up on just about anything where the product may not work as advertised or where you may lose money, such as "make money fast" schemes involving the stock market or real estate, multi-level marketing systems, and "penny auction" websites that charge a small fee per-bid.
  • An auction house will charge you up front to sell it on their auction block, make you wait around for months before the item goes up for bid, and if the bidding doesn't meet your expectations, you're out of luck.
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