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overbid

[v. oh-ver-bid; n. oh-ver-bid] /v. ˌoʊ vərˈbɪd; n. ˈoʊ vərˌbɪd/
verb (used with object), overbid, overbidding.
1.
to bid more than the value of (a thing):
to overbid one's cards.
2.
to outbid:
She overbid him for the painting.
verb (used without object), overbid, overbidding.
3.
to bid more than the actual value or worth:
a tendency to overbid at auctions; to overbid at bridge.
noun
4.
a higher bid.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; over- + bid1
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British Dictionary definitions for overbidding

overbid

verb (ˌəʊvəˈbɪd) -bids, -bidding, -bid, -bidden, -bid
1.
(intransitive) (bridge) to bid for more tricks than one can expect to win
2.
to bid more than the value of (something)
noun (ˈəʊvəˌbɪd)
3.
a bid higher than someone else's bid
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