Invertext Online Technical Dictionary

bade

phrase  

Definition 1

Optional irregular past tense of bid in the sense of "bid hello", "bid farewell".

Source: Invertext


Context: He [Italian prime minister {Mario Monti} later bade farewell in a speech to ambassadors, defending his record of building a more “dependable and competitive” Italy.

Source: Financial Times 21/12/2012 (Guy Dinmore in Rome)

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Banking