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    offer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word offer

    Definition
    (noun) the verbal act of offering
    Synonyms : offering
    Example Sentence
    • a generous offer of assistance
    Definition
    (noun) something offered (as a proposal or bid)
    Synonyms : offering
    Example Sentence
    • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
    Definition
    (noun) a usually brief attempt
    Synonyms : crack , fling , go , pass , whirl
    Example Sentence
    • he took a crack at it
    • I gave it a whirl
    Definition
    (verb) make available or accessible, provide or furnish
    Example Sentence
    • The conference center offers a health spa
    • The hotel offers private meeting rooms
    Definition
    (verb) present for acceptance or rejection
    Synonyms : proffer
    Example Sentence
    • She offered us all a cold drink
    Definition
    (verb) agree freely
    Synonyms : volunteer
    Example Sentence
    • She volunteered to drive the old lady home
    • I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it
    Definition
    (verb) put forward for consideration
    Example Sentence
    • He offered his opinion
    Definition
    (verb) offer verbally
    Synonyms : extend
    Example Sentence
    • extend my greetings
    • He offered his sympathy
    Definition
    (verb) make available for sale
    Example Sentence
    • The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week
    Definition
    (verb) propose a payment
    Synonyms : bid , tender
    Example Sentence
    • The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting
    Definition
    (verb) produce or introduce on the stage
    Example Sentence
    • The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month
    Definition
    (verb) present as an act of worship
    Synonyms : offer up
    Example Sentence
    • offer prayers to the gods
    Definition
    (verb) mount or put up
    Synonyms : provide , put up
    Example Sentence
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance
    Definition
    (verb) make available; provide
    Synonyms : extend
    Example Sentence
    • extend a loan
    • The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages
    Definition
    (verb) ask (someone) to marry you
    Example Sentence
    • he popped the question on Sunday night
    • she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months
    • The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman
    Definition
    (verb) threaten to do something
    Example Sentence
    • I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal
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