counterbid

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

counter- +‎ bid

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

counterbid ‎(plural counterbids)

  1. (business) A bid made in response to a previous bid by another party
    • 2009 January 24, “Certicom rebuffs RIM, sells to VeriSign”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      RIM didn't immediately respond to questions about whether it will return to the table with a friendly counterbid.

Verb[edit]

counterbid ‎(third-person singular simple present counterbids, present participle counterbidding, simple past and past participle counterbid)

  1. To make a counterbid