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Definitions of bade

  1. a Chadic language spoken in northern Nigeria
  2. of Bid
  3. A form of the pat tense of Bid.
  4. Past tense of BID.
  5. Of to bid.
  6. Imp. Of BID, v.
  7. Past of bid, which see.
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Quotes of bade

  1. The peculiar fascination which the South held over my imagination and my limited capital decided me in favor of Atlanta University; so about the last of September I bade farewell to the friends and scenes of my boyhood and boarded a train for the South. – James Weldon Johnson
  2. The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Usage examples for bade

  1. It was with tears in his eyes that Cleary bade his friend good- by, for he could see that he was a very sick man. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  2. He bade me pause. – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  3. Yes, Sir, he bade me say that you should not be troubled with him again; but that he was sorry that you had parted from him in anger. – Mr. Meeson's Will by H. Rider Haggard
  4. " Agreed," said Genestas, and the two friends as they went upstairs bade each other good- night. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  5. " Come on, Charley," bade Mr. Adams. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  6. Griffenbottom gets him that; and if ere a man of his didn't vote as he bade 'em, he wouldn't keep 'em, not a day. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. The American Negro, as he bade his black comrades Good- bye! – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  8. I bade her fly for her life. – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  9. He came to tell me that he was going- and I bade him go." – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  10. Amroth took me by the hand and bade me close my eyes. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  11. She told me it was the doctor, and so bade me farewell. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. Her papa bade her look at him and answer his question. – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  13. I bade thee keep my place! – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  14. But with a shake other head, Anna bade her go away. – 'Lena Rivers by Mary J. Holmes
  15. Presently he bade Arthur go, and Arthur went, troubled in his mind, and much less assured of his position than he had been an hour before. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  16. And after a little more talk the old comrades bade each other good- bye. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  17. After service the Tsar went home, and bade them send the priest to him. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  18. My poor mother stood crying by my side, and bade me send him away. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  19. He had himself seen from the first that it would be so, and had bade his mother take comfort and hold up her head. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  20. What shall I answer to Lady Rose, who bade me watch by you every minute, till she came back? – Norston's Rest by Ann S. Stephens