"offer" in the noun sense
1. offer, offering
the verbal act of offering
"a generous offer of assistance"
2. offer, offering
something offered (as a proposal or bid
"noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
3. crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer
a usually brief attempt
"he took a crack at it"
"I gave it a whirl"
"offer" in the verb sense
make available or accessible, provide or furnish
"The conference center offers a health spa"
"The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
2. offer, proffer
present for acceptance or rejection
"She offered us all a cold drink"
3. volunteer, offer
"She volunteered to drive the old lady home"
"I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"
put forward for consideration
"He offered his opinion"
5. offer, extend
"extend my greetings"
"He offered his sympathy"
make available for sale
"The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"
7. offer, bid, tender
propose a payment
"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
produce or introduce on the stage
"The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month"
9. offer, offer up
present as an act of worship
"offer prayers to the gods"
10. put up, provide, offer
mount or put up
"put up a good fight"
11. extend, offer
make available provide
"extend a loan"
"The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
12. propose, declare oneself, offer, pop the question
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"
threaten to do something
"I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
"offer" in the adjective sense
not in operation or operational
"the oven is off"
"the lights are off"
below a satisfactory level
"an off year for tennis"
"his performance was off"
3. off, cancelled
of events) no longer planned or scheduled
"the wedding is definitely off"
4. off, sour, turned
in an unpalatable state
not performing or scheduled for duties
"He's off every Tuesday"
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