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offension | offensive | offensive activity | offensively | offensiveness | offer | offer price | offer up | offerable | offered | offerer

offer (root: off)

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
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of=fer
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226 in 211 verses (in OT : 208 in 194 verses) (in NT : 18 in 17 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

offerv. t. [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.].
  •  To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; -- often with up.  [1913 Webster]
    "Thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement."  [1913 Webster]
    "A holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "I offer thee three things."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To attempt; to undertake.  [1913 Webster]
    "All that offer to defend him."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- To propose; propound; move; proffer; tender; sacrifice; immolate.
offerv. i. 
  •  To present itself; to be at hand.  [1913 Webster]
    "The occasion offers, and the youth complies."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make an attempt; to make an essay or a trial; -- used with at.  Swift.  [1913 Webster]
    "He would be offering at the shepherd's voice."  [1913 Webster]
    "I will not offer at that I can not master."  [1913 Webster]
offern. [Cf. F. offre, fr. offrir to offer, fr. L. offerre. See Offer, v. t.].
  •  The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.  [1913 Webster]
    "When offers are disdained, and love denied."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Attempt; endeavor; essay; as, he made an offer to catch the ball.  South.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

offer, v. & n.
--v.
1 tr. present for acceptance or refusal or consideration (offered me a drink; was offered a lift; offer one's services; offer no apology).
2 intr. (foll. by to + infin.) express readiness or show intention (offered to take the children).
3 tr. provide; give an opportunity for.
4 tr. make available for sale.
5 tr. (of a thing) present to one's attention or consideration (each day offers new opportunities).
6 tr. present (a sacrifice, prayer, etc.) to a deity.
7 intr. present itself; occur (as opportunity offers).
8 tr. give an opportunity for (battle) to an enemy.
9 tr. attempt, or try to show (violence, resistance, etc.).
--n.
1 an expression of readiness to do or give if desired, or to buy or sell (for a certain amount).
2 an amount offered.
3 a proposal (esp. of marriage).
4 a bid.

Idiom
on offer for sale at a certain (esp. reduced) price.
Derivative
offerer n. offeror n.
Etymology
OE offrian in religious sense, f. L offerre (as OB-, ferre bring)

THESAURUS

offer

accommodation, accord, accordance, adduce, administer, advance, afford, allege, allot, allow, approach, array, assay, attempt, award, awarding, bestow, bestow on, bestowal, bestowment, bid, bid in, bid up, bring forward, bring on, bring to bear, chance, cite, come forward, communicate, communication, concession, confer, conferment, conferral, contribution, crack, deal, deal out, deliverance, delivery, deploy, dish out, dispense, display, dole, dole out, donate, donation, effort, endeavor, endowment, engage, essay, exhibit, experiment, extend, fling, fork out, furnish, furnishment, gambit, gift, gift with, gifting, give, give freely, give out, giving, go, grant, granting, hand out, heap, help to, hold forth, hold out, impart, impartation, impartment, investiture, issue, lavish, lay, let have, liberality, lick, lift a finger, make, make a bid, make an attempt, make an effort, make an offer, make available, marshal, mete, mete out, move, offer to buy, offering, plead, pose, pour, prefer, present, presentation, presentment, produce, proffer, proposal, propose, proposition, provide, provision, put forth, put forward, put to choice, put to vote, put up, rain, rally, render, seek, sell, serve, set before, shell out, shill, shot, show, shower, slip, snow, stab, step, step forward, strive, stroke, strong bid, struggle, submit, subscription, suggest, supplying, surrender, tender, tentative, trial, trial and error, try, undertake, undertaking, venture, venture on, venture upon, volunteer, vouchsafe, vouchsafement, whack, yield

ROGET THESAURUS

offer

Offer

N offer, proffer, presentation, tender, bid, overture, proposal, proposition, motion, invitation, candidature, offering, offering, offered, in the market, for sale, to let, disengaged, on hire.

VB offer, proffer, present, tender, bid, propose, move, make a motion, make advances, start, invite, hold out, place in one's way, put forward, hawk about, offer for sale, press, lay at one's feet, offer oneself, present oneself, volunteer, come forward, be a candidate, stand for, bid for, seek, be at one's service, go a begging, bribe.

Giving

VB deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of, hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over, assign dower, present, give away, dispense, dispose of, give out, deal out, dole out, mete out, fork out, squeeze out, pay, render, impart, communicate, concede, cede, yield, part with, shed, cast, spend, give, bestow, confer, grant, accord, award, assign, intrust, consign, vest in, make a present, allow, contribute, subscribe, furnish its quota, invest, endow, settle upon, bequeath, leave, devise, furnish, supply, help, administer to, afford, spare, accommodate with, indulge with, favor with, shower down upon, lavish, pour on, thrust upon, tip, bribe, tickle the palm, grease the palm, offer, sacrifice, immolate.

Sale

VB sell, vend, dispose of, effect a sale, sell over the counter, sell by auction, dispense, retail, deal in, sell off, sell out, turn into money, realize, bring to the hammer, bring under the hammer, put up to auction, put up for auction, offer for sale, put up for sale, hawk, bring to market, offer, undersell, let, mortgage.


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