re bidding

rebid

[v. ree-bid; n. ree-bid]
verb (used with object), rebid, rebidding.
1.
Bridge. to make a second bid in (a suit that one bid previously): He opened a spade and then rebid spades on the three level.
2.
to submit again for bids, as a work contract or project: The state rebid the proposed road because the original bids were too high.
verb (used without object), rebid, rebidding.
3.
Bridge. to make a second bid: He had enough points to open the bidding but not enough to rebid after his partner's pass.
noun
4.
Bridge. a second bid: a rebid to keep the auction open.

Origin:
1920–25; re- + bid1

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