Verb: offer ó-fu(r)
Noun: offer ó-fu(r)
- Make available or accessible, provide or furnish
"The conference centre offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
- Present for acceptance or rejection
"She offered us all a cold drink";
- Agree freely
"I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it";
- Put forward for consideration
"He offered his opinion"
- Offer verbally
"He offered his sympathy";
- Make available for sale
"The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"
- (auction) propose an amount you are prepared to pay for something
"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting";
- bid, tender
- Produce or introduce on the stage
"The Shakespeare Company is offering 'King Lear' this month"
- Present as an act of worship
"offer prayers to the gods";
- offer up
- Mount or put up
- put up, provide
- Make available; provide
"The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages";
- Ask (someone) to marry you
"she offered marriage to the man she had known for only two months";
- propose, declare oneself, pop the question
- Threaten to do something
"I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
- The verbal act of offering
"a generous offer of assistance";
- Something offered (as a proposal or bid)
"noteworthy new offers for investors included several index funds";
- A usually brief attempt
- crack, fling, go, pass, whirl
Derived forms: offered, offering, offers
Type of: act, attempt, bring on, bring out, content, effort, endeavor [US], endeavour [Brit, Cdn], engage, furnish, give, market, message, move, pay, produce, project, propose, provide, render, request, speech act, subject matter, substance, supply, threaten, try, wage, worship