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Definitions of bade

  1. A form of the pat tense of Bid.
  2. Past tense of BID.
  3. Of to bid.
  4. Imp. Of BID, v.
  5. Past of bid, which see.

Usage examples for bade

  1. 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
  2. My poor mother stood crying by my side, and bade me send him away. – Records of a Girlhood by Frances Ann Kemble
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. And after a little more talk the old comrades bade each other good- bye. – The Red Derelict by Bertram Mitford
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Amroth took me by the hand and bade me close my eyes. – The Child of the Dawn by Arthur Christopher Benson
  9. After service the Tsar went home, and bade them send the priest to him. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  10. 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
  11. Her papa bade her look at him and answer his question. – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  12. " Agreed," said Genestas, and the two friends as they went upstairs bade each other good- night. – The Country Doctor by Honore de Balzac
  13. He bade me pause. – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  14. " Come on, Charley," bade Mr. Adams. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  15. He came to tell me that he was going- and I bade him go." – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
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