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offer

of·fer

offer

 
 
pronunciation:
aw fr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: offered, offering, offers
definition 1: to present for acceptance or refusal.
The company offered her the job.He offered his friend a cup of coffee.
synonyms:
proffer, submit, tender
similar words:
bid, extend, go, introduce, present, propose, serve
definition 2: to put forward for discussion or consideration; suggest.
We'll offer our plan at the committee meeting.She offered that the group should meet again the following week.
synonyms:
advance, pose, present, proffer, propose, put, submit, suggest, tender
similar words:
forward, introduce, lay, render, volunteer
definition 3: to express a willingness to do something; volunteer.
He offered to help paint the house.My mother offered to take care of the kids for me on Saturday.
synonyms:
volunteer
definition 4: to present as a form of worship.
The congregation offered prayers for his recovery.
similar words:
give, present, proffer, submit
definition 5: to present; mount.
The soldiers offered strong resistance.She offered various arguments against moving to the city.
synonyms:
pose
similar words:
extend, give, present
definition 6: to present for sale.
Our agency is proud to offer these beautiful properties.This week the grocery store is offering steak at very tempting prices.
synonyms:
sell
similar words:
carry, market, stock
definition 7: to perform; present.
The theater is offering a new play.
synonyms:
give, present
similar words:
exhibit, perform, provide, put on, stage
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to make a proposal.
I am only offering; you don't have to accept.
similar words:
propose
definition 2: to present itself; appear.
He will take a trip as soon as the opportunity offers.
synonyms:
appear, arise, come up
similar words:
materialize, occur
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the process or an instance of offering.
I accepted her offer to help with the cleaning.
synonyms:
offering, presentation, submission, suggestion, tender
similar words:
approach, bid, invitation
definition 2: the condition of being offered.
The property has been on offer for months.
definition 3: that which is offered, such as a suggestion, recommendation, proposal, or wage.
The union leaders considered a six percent pay raise to be a good offer from the management.
synonyms:
bid, offering, proposal, proposition, submission, suggestion, tender
similar words:
motion, presentation
definition 4: a marriage proposal.
She confided to her sister that the duke had made an offer of marriage to her.
synonyms:
proposal
similar words:
proposition
definition 5: a demonstration of intent.
She decided to present the business owners with a purchase offer.
synonyms:
bid, proposition
similar words:
estimate, proposal