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3 definitions found
 for Bade
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bade \Bade\ (b[a^]d).
     A form of the past tense of Bid.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bid \Bid\ (b[i^]d), v. t. [imp. Bade (b[a^]d), Bid, (Obs.)
     Bad; p. p. Bidden, Bid; p. pr. & vb. n. Bidding.]
     [OE. bidden, prop to ask, beg, AS. biddan; akin to OS.
     biddian, Icel. bi[eth]ja, OHG. bittan, G. bitten, to pray,
     ask, request, and E. bead, also perh. to Gr. teiqein to
     persuade, L. fidere to trust, E. faith, and bide. But this
     word was early confused with OE. beden, beoden, AS.
     be['o]dan, to offer, command; akin to Icel. bj[=o][eth]a,
     Goth. biudan (in comp.), OHG. biotan to command, bid, G.
     bieten, D. bieden, to offer, also to Gr. pynqa`nesqai to
     learn by inquiry, Skr. budh to be awake, to heed, present
     OSlav. bud[=e]ti to be awake, E. bode, v. The word now has
     the form of OE. bidden to ask, but the meaning of OE. beden
     to command, except in "to bid beads." [root]30.]
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     1. To make an offer of; to propose. Specifically : To offer
        to pay ( a certain price, as for a thing put up at
        auction), or to take (a certain price, as for work to be
        done under a contract).
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     2. To offer in words; to declare, as a wish, a greeting, a
        threat, or defiance, etc.; as, to bid one welcome; to bid
        good morning, farewell, etc.
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              Neither bid him God speed.            --2. John 10.
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              He bids defiance to the gaping crowd. --Granrille.
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     3. To proclaim; to declare publicly; to make known. [Mostly
        obs.] "Our banns thrice bid !" --Gay.
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     4. To order; to direct; to enjoin; to command.
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              That Power who bids the ocean ebb and flow. --Pope
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              Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto thee. --Matt.
                                                    xiv. 28
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              I was bid to pick up shells.          --D. Jerrold.
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     5. To invite; to call in; to request to come.
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              As many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.
                                                    --Matt. xxii.
                                                    9
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     To bid beads, to pray with beads, as the Roman Catholics;
        to distinguish each bead by a prayer. [Obs.]
  
     To bid defiance to, to defy openly; to brave.
  
     To bid fair, to offer a good prospect; to make fair
        promise; to seem likely.
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     Syn: To offer; proffer; tender; propose; order; command;
          direct; charge; enjoin.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Bade
      n 1: a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria

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