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offer


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Offer  \Of"fer\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Offered};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Offering}.]  [OE.  offren  {AS}.  offrian  to  sacrifice,  fr  L. 
  offerre;  ob  (see  {OB-})  +  ferre  to  bear,  bring  The  English 
  word  was  influenced  by  F.  offrir  to  offer,  of  the  same 
  origin.  See  1st  {Bear}.] 
  1.  To  present,  as  an  act  of  worship;  to  immolate;  to 
  sacrifice;  to  present  in  prayer  or  devotion;  --  often  with 
  up 
 
  Thou  shalt  offer  every  day  a  bullock  for  a  sin 
  offering  for  atonement.  --Ex.  xxix. 
  36. 
 
  A  holy  priesthood  to  offer  up  spiritual  sacrifices. 
  --1  Pet.  ii 
  5. 
 
  2.  To  bring  to  or  before  to  hold  out  to  to  present  for 
  acceptance  or  rejection;  as  to  offer  a  present,  or  a 
  bribe;  to  offer  one's  self  in  marriage. 
 
  I  offer  thee  three  things  --2  Sam.  xxiv. 
  12. 
 
  3.  To  present  in  words  to  proffer;  to  make  a  proposal  of  to 
  suggest;  as  to  offer  an  opinion.  With  the  infinitive  as 
  an  objective:  To  make  an  offer;  to  declare  one's 
  willingness;  as  he  offered  to  help  me 
 
  4.  To  attempt;  to  undertake. 
 
  All  that  offer  to  defend  him  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  bid,  as  a  price,  reward,  or  wages;  as  to  offer  a 
  guinea  for  a  ring;  to  offer  a  salary  or  reward. 
 
  6.  To  put  in  opposition  to  to  manifest  in  an  offensive  way 
  to  threaten;  as  to  offer  violence,  attack,  etc 
 
  Syn:  To  propose;  propound;  move  proffer;  tender;  sacrifice; 
  immolate. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Offer  \Of"fer\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  present  itself  to  be  at  hand. 
 
  The  occasion  offers,  and  the  youth  complies. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  make  an  attempt;  to  make  an  essay  or  a  trial;  --  used 
  with  at  ``Without  offering  at  any  other  remedy.'' 
  --Swift. 
 
  He  would  be  offering  at  the  shepherd's  voice. 
  --L'Estrange. 
 
  I  will  not  offer  at  that  I  can  not  master.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Offer  \Of"fer\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  offre,  fr  offrir  to  offer,  fr  L. 
  offerre.  See  {Offer},  v.  t.] 
  1.  The  act  of  offering,  bringing  forward,  proposing,  or 
  bidding;  a  proffer;  a  first  advance.  ``This  offer  comes 
  from  mercy.''  --Shak. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  offered  or  brought  forward;  a  proposal  to  be 
  accepted  or  rejected;  a  sum  offered;  a  bid. 
 
  When  offers  are  disdained,  and  love  denied.  --Pope. 
 
  3.  Attempt;  endeavor;  essay;  as  he  made  an  offer  to  catch 
  the  ball.  ``Some  offer  and  attempt.''  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  offer 
  n  1:  the  verbal  act  of  offering;  "a  generous  offer  of  assitance" 
  [syn:  {offering}] 
  2:  something  offered  (as  a  proposal  or  bid);  "noteworthy  new 
  offerings  for  investors  included  several  index  funds" 
  [syn:  {offering}] 
  3:  a  usually  brief  attempt;  "he  took  a  crack  at  it";  "I  gave  it 
  a  whirl"  [syn:  {crack},  {fling},  {go},  {pass},  {whirl}] 
  v  1:  make  available  or  accessible,  provide  or  furnish;  "The 
  conference  center  offers  a  health  spa";  "The  hotel 
  offers  private  meeting  rooms" 
  2:  present  for  acceptance  or  rejection;  ;  "She  offered  us  all  a 
  cold  drink"  [syn:  {proffer}] 
  3:  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"  [syn:  {volunteer}] 
  4:  put  forward  for  consideration;  "He  offered  his  opinion" 
  5:  offer  verbally:  "extend  my  greetings";  "He  offered  his 
  sympathy"  [syn:  {extend}] 
  6:  make  available  for  sale;  "The  stores  are  offering  specials 
  on  sweaters  this  week" 
  7:  propose  a  payment;  as  at  sales  or  auctions;  "The  Swiss 
  dealer  offered  $2  million  for  the  painting"  [syn:  {bid},  {tender}] 
  8:  produce  or  introduce  on  the  stage;  "The  Shakespeare  Company 
  is  offering  "King  Lear"  this  month" 
  9:  present  as  an  act  of  worship;  "offer  prayers  to  the  gods" 
  [syn:  {offer  up}] 
  10:  mount  or  put  up  "put  up  a  good  fight";  "offer  resistance" 
  [syn:  {put  up},  {provide}] 
  11:  make  available;  provide;  "extend  a  loan";  "The  bank  offers  a 
  good  deal  on  new  mortgages"  [syn:  {extend}] 
  12:  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"  [syn:  {propose},  {pop  the 
  question},  {propose  marriage}] 
  13:  threaten  to  do  something:  "I  offered  to  leave  the  committee 
  if  they  did  not  accpet  my  proposal" 




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