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Dictionary definition for: Offer

1. (n) the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"

2. (v) make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa" "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"

3. (n) something offered (as a proposal or bid) "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"

4. (v) present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink"

5. (n) a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it" "I gave it a whirl"

6. (v) 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"

7. (v) put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion"

8. (v) offer verbally; "extend my greetings" "He offered his sympathy"

9. (v) make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"

10. (v) propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

11. (v) produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering "King Lear" this month"

12. (v) present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"

13. (v) mount or put up; "put up a good fight" "offer resistance"

14. (v) make available; provide; "extend a loan" "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"

15. (v) 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"

16. (v) threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"

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