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Definition of the noun bidder

What does bidder mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bidders

  1. someone who makes an offer
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: applicant / applier = a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
  2. someone who makes a bid at cards
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: bridge player / hand = a card player in a game of bridge
    • more specific words: pre-emptor / preemptor = a bidder in bridge who makes a preemptive bid

Alternative definition of the noun bidder


  1. Someone who bids, e.g. at an auction


  1. Bidder is a fictional character from the 1964 film Devil of the Desert Against the Son of Hercules.
  2. Bidder is a fictional character from the film The Perfect Gentleman.
  3. Bidder is a fictional character from the 1959 film North by Northwest.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Bidder

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Google previewManagerial Economics (2016)

Dutch Auction The winning bidder is the first participant willing to pay the auctioneer's price. for obtaining high winning-bid prices. Because participants can see and hear what rivals are doing, bidders often act aggressively. In fact, winners ...

Google previewFresh Perspectives: Marketing (2006)

The successful bidder is the intermediary organisation that puts in the lowest bid to get the auctioned goods or services to the buyer. We call this type of auction a reverse-price English auction. The first-price sealed-bid auction Another type of ...

Google previewAuctions in the Electricity Market (2009)

Bidding when Production Capacity Is Constrained by Stefan Schöne

Hence, the first bidder is the loser and receives the same profit as if both had bid according to bid function (4.218), see (4.215). Only the winner's profit is increased because ...

Google previewThe Ultimate Suburban Survivalist Guide (2009)

The Smartest Money Moves to Prepare for Any Crisis by Sean Brodrick

The bid fails (the bidder is a Liar and the challenger wins) if there are fewer than six total fives.

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents Other Than Court Forms (1902)

bidder for the lot on to which the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of E-Commerce Development, Implementation, and Management (2016)

by Lee, In

and a real-time bidder/ DSP ...

Google previewBusiness Scandals, Corruption, and Reform: An Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

An Encyclopedia by Gary Giroux

With a friendly merger, the bidder usually gets access to the books of the target to complete due diligence. A hostile takeover means the acquisition was rejected by the target's board. Alternative strategies include the bidder making a tender ...