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Verb
/ˈôfər/,/ˈäfər/,
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offering, present participle; offers, 3rd person singular present; offered, past participle; offered, past tense;
  1. Present or proffer (something) for (someone) to accept or reject as so desired
    • - may I offer you a drink?
  2. Express readiness or the intention to do something for or on behalf of someone
    • - he offered to fix the gate
    • - “Can I help you, dear?” a kindly voice offered
  3. Make available for sale
    • - the product is offered at a very competitive price
  4. Provide (something)
    • - the highway offers easy access to the public beaches
  5. Present (something, esp. an opportunity) for consideration and possible exploitation
    • - a good understanding of what a particular career can offer
  6. Present (a prayer or sacrifice) to a deity
    • - villagers have gone to offer prayers for the souls of the sailors
  7. Make an attempt at or show one's readiness for (violence or resistance)
    • - he had to offer some resistance to her tirade
  8. Give an opportunity for (battle) to an enemy
    • - Darius was about to meet him and to offer battle
Noun
  1. An expression of readiness to do or give something if desired
    • - he had accepted Mallory's offer to buy him a drink
    • - a job offer
  2. An amount of money that someone is willing to pay for something
    • - the prospective purchaser who made the highest offer
  3. A specially reduced price or terms for something on sale
    • - the offer runs right up until Christmas Eve
  4. A proposal of marriage


  1. the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"
  2. make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
  3. something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
  4. present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink"
  5. crack: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
  6. volunteer: 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"
  7. (Offering (Buddhism)) In Buddhism, symbolic offerings are made to the Triple Gem, giving rise to contemplative gratitude and inspiration. Typical material offerings involve simple objects such as a lit candle or oil lamp, burning incense, flowers, food, fruit, water or drinks.
  8. (Offering (Merzbow album)) Offering is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician, Merzbow. It was produced in a limited edition of 505 copies.
  9. (Offering (The Carpenters album)) Ticket to Ride is the first album by the American music duo The Carpenters. ...
  10. (The Offering) The Offering is the fifth studio album by rapper Killah Priest. It was released on August 21, 2007 through Good Hands Records, which is distributed through Traffic. ...
  11. A proposal that has been made; Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered; 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; To present ( ...
  12. (Offered (the)) The hands are palm up as if giving a gift.  This is a beggar’s plea where agreement is desperately sought from the audience.
  13. (Offered) CRM Applications (Also Cl
  14. (offering) Any learning event or service that is made available to a person. Variants include on-demand event (a learning event that is accessed and taken by the learner at any time they choose) and scheduled event (a learning event that occurs at a predetermined time.)
  15. (Offering) The gifts of the people of God given in response to the love of God. It is a gathering and presentation, not only of money, but of the bread and wine which will be used in the celebration of the Holy Communion. ...
  16. (OFFERING) A gift to the Gods or a nature spirit in return for something given. An example is that when you harvest an herb, you leave something behind for the herb or it's deva to use.
  17. (Offering) A component of the earliest form of Christian worship whereby we give something back to God who is the source of all creation (the "tithe" or 10%, was considered mandatory by Jewish law; the offering is considered an over-and-above gift).
  18. (Offering) A delivery of a course. A course may be delivered several times (have several offerings) using similar content on different participants.
  19. (Offering) A gift given from our own possessions or riches. "Will a man rob God? Yet you have robbed Me! But you say, In what way have we robbed You? In tithes and offerings" (Mal. 3:8).
  20. (Offering) Can I help you? / Would you like some ...? etc.
  21. (Offering) Parishioners are encouraged to give money to the Church in a planned way. 'Free Will' Offering Envelopes are available for parishioners to put their money in. These envelopes, along with cash, are collected during the service each Sunday during the Offertory Hymn.
  22. (Offering) Payroll Support for Self Directed HCBS DD Waivers' of Personal Assistant and Supportive Home Care
  23. (Offering) Putting money in the plate when it is passed.
  24. (Offering) Single component of a learning solution.
  25. (Offering) The congregation is asked, as an act of worship, to give back to God a portion of what they have received. This is also called the Offering. We give to God from our time, talent and treasure.