1: the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance" [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]
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; "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"; "The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman" [syn: propose, declare oneself, pop the question]
13: threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
1: not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off" [ant: on]
2: below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
3: (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off" [syn: cancelled] [ant: on]
4: in an unpalatable state; "sour milk" [syn: sour, turned]
5: not performing or scheduled for duties; "He's off every Tuesday"; "he was off duty when it happened"; "an off-duty policeman" [syn: off(p), off duty(p), off-duty(a)]
1: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off"; "go forth and preach" [syn: away, forth]
2: at a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)"; "away back in the 18th century" [syn: away]
3: no longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache" [also: offer] offer
Adjacent words: offending | offense | offenseless | offensive | offensive activity | offensively | offensiveness | offer | offer | offer | offer price | offer up | offerer | offering | offering protection | offeror