Definitions of offer

  1. To be at hand; to express a willingness; to make an attempt.
  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.
  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 bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.
  5. The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance.
  6. That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.
  7. Attempt; endeavor; essay; as, he made an offer to catch the ball.
  8. To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; - often with up.
  9. To present for acceptance or refusal; as, to offer money; proffer; as, to offer help or advice; propose; as, to offer a plan; present in worship or sacrifice; as, to offer a prayer; bid as a price or reward; as, how much am I offered? Attempt to make or give; as, to offer resistance.
  10. To bring to or before: to make a proposal to: to lay before: to present to the mind: to attempt: to propose to give: to present in worship.
  11. To propose; present; attempt; undertake.
  12. To present for acceptance.
  13. To propose.
  14. To present itself; to be at hand.
  15. To make an attempt; to make an essay or a trial; - used with at.
  16. To present itself or to appear; as, a favorable opportunity soon offered; express a willingness.
  17. To present itself: to be at hand: to declare a willingness.
  18. propose a payment; as at sales or auctions; " The Swiss dealer offered $ 2 million for the painting"
  19. 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"
  20. offer verbally; " extend my greetings"; " He offered his sympathy"
  21. present as an act of worship; " offer prayers to the gods"
  22. put forward for consideration; " He offered his opinion"
  23. threaten to do something; " I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
  24. make available or accessible, provide or furnish; " The conference center offers a health spa"; " The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
  25. 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"
  26. produce or introduce on the stage; " The Shakespeare Company is offering ` King Lear' this month"
  27. To present itself.
  28. To make an attempt.
  29. To present for acceptance or rejection; to proffer; to present as an act of worship, or sacrifice, or prayer; to present to the mind; to bid as a price.
  30. To make a proposal to; to present either to be accepted or rejected; to present in prayer or worship; to sacrifice; to bid, as a price or reward; to exhibit; to attempt or make an attempt, as they offered to land; to present itself; to declare a willingness.
  31. make available for sale; " The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"
  32. make available; provide; " extend a loan"; " The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
  33. propose a payment; " The Swiss dealer offered $ 2 million for the painting"
  34. A proposal to enter into an agreement with another person. An offer must express the intent of the person making the offer to form a contract, must contain some essential terms-- including the price and subject matter of the contract-- and must be communicated by the person making the offer. A legally valid acceptance of the offer will create a binding contract.
  35. A proposal made; price bid; first advance; proffer.
  36. Act of offering: first advance: that which is offered: proposal made.
  37. OFFERER.
  38. A proposal; advance; anything offered.
  39. The act of offering; a proposal.
  40. A proposal to be accepted or rejected; first advance; a bidding of a price. To offer violence, to attack.
  41. A proposal; first advance; the act of bidding a price; the sum bid.