a daring or bold resistance to authority or to any opposing force.
open disregard; contempt (often followed by of):
defiance of danger; His refusal amounted to defiance.
a challenge to meet in combat or in a contest.
bid defiance to, to offer resistance; defy.
in defiance of, in spite of; notwithstanding:
There was a splendid audience in defiance of the rainstorm.
a city in NW Ohio.
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open or bold resistance to or disregard for authority, opposition, or power
a challenging attitude or behaviour; challenge
see: in defiance of
a past participle of bid1 . invited. to command; order; direct: to bid them depart. to express (a greeting, farewell, benediction, or wish): to bid good night. Commerce. to offer (a certain sum) as the price one will pay or charge: They bid $25,000 and got the contract. Cards. to enter a bid of (a […]
- Bid fair
free from bias, dishonesty, or injustice: a fair decision; a fair judge. legitimately sought, pursued, done, given, etc.; proper under the rules: a fair fight. moderately large; ample: a fair income. neither excellent nor poor; moderately or tolerably good: fair health. marked by favoring conditions; likely; promising: in a fair way to succeed. Meteorology. (of […]
- Bid in
to command; order; direct: to bid them depart. to express (a greeting, farewell, benediction, or wish): to bid good night. Commerce. to offer (a certain sum) as the price one will pay or charge: They bid $25,000 and got the contract. Cards. to enter a bid of (a given quantity or suit): to bid two […]
- Bid price
bid1 (def 12). noun (stock exchange) the price at which a stockjobber is prepared to purchase a specific security Compare offer price