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Definition 1: the public sale of something to the highest bidder - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for auction in the sense of this definition

(auction is a kind of ...) the general activity of selling

"they tried to boost sales" "laws limit the sale of handguns"

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) (auction) the minimum price at which a seller of property will entertain bids

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) propose a payment

"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) bid on behalf of someone else

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) bid more than the object is worth

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) bid too low

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) bid higher than others

(auction is the domain which ... is member of) bid lower than a competing bidder

Definition 2: a variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for auction in the sense of this definition

(auction is a kind of ...) any of various card games based on whist for four players

Definition 3: sell at an auction - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for auction in the sense of this definition

(auction is a kind of ...) exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

"He sold his house in January" "She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit"

(auction belongs to category ...) transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

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