Associations to the word «Offer»


OFFER, noun. A proposal that has been made.
OFFER, noun. Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.
OFFER, noun. (legal) An invitation to enter into a binding contract communicated to another party which contains terms sufficiently definite to create an enforceable contract if the other party accepts the invitation.
OFFER, verb. (transitive) To present (something) to God as a gesture of worship, or for a sacrifice.
OFFER, verb. (transitive) To place (something) in a position where it can be added to an existing mechanical assembly.
OFFER, verb. (intransitive) To propose or express one's willingness (to do something).
OFFER, verb. (transitive) To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest.
OFFER, verb. (transitive) To place at someone’s disposal; to present (something) to be either accepted or turned down.
OFFER, verb. (transitive) To bid, as a price, reward, or wages.
OFFER, verb. (intransitive) To happen, to present itself.
OFFER, verb. (obsolete) To make an attempt; used with at.
OFFER, verb. (transitive) To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten.
OFFER, noun. (used in combinations from phrasal verbs) agent noun of off
OFFER AFFORDANCES, verb. (idiomatic) To give elbow room or leeway (for something to happen).
OFFER ONE'S CONDOLENCES, verb. (idiomatic) To offer sympathy to someone
OFFER THE LIGHT, verb. (intransitive) (cricket) (of the umpires)) To ask the batsmen if they wish to continue playing in conditions of poor light. If they do not, play is suspended for bad light.
OFFER UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to give (thanks, praise) to God
OFFER UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to sacrifice
OFFER UP, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) to provide (something great)

Dictionary definition

OFFER, noun. The verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance".
OFFER, noun. Something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds".
OFFER, noun. A usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl".
OFFER, verb. Make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms".
OFFER, verb. Present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink".
OFFER, verb. Agree freely; "She volunteered to drive the old lady home"; "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it".
OFFER, verb. Put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion".
OFFER, verb. Offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy".
OFFER, verb. Make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week".
OFFER, verb. Propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting".
OFFER, verb. Produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month".
OFFER, verb. Present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods".
OFFER, verb. Mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance".
OFFER, verb. Make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages".
OFFER, verb. Ask (someone) to marry you; "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".
OFFER, verb. Threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.