Noun: offering ó-fu-ring
Verb: offer ó-fu(r)
- Something offered (as a proposal or bid)
"noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds";
- Money contributed to a religious organization
- The verbal act of offering
"a generous offering of assistance";
- The act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
"offerings for aid to the poor";
- 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"
Derived forms: offerings
Type of: act, bring on, bring out, content, contribution, donation, engage, furnish, gift, give, giving, market, message, move, pay, produce, project, propose, provide, render, request, speech act, subject matter, substance, supply, threaten, wage, worship
Encyclopedia: Offering Offer