1. [ verb ] make available or accessible, provide or furnish

"The conference center offers a health spa" "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"

Related terms: supply solicit
2. [ verb ] present for acceptance or rejection;
Synonyms: proffer

"She offered us all a cold drink"

Related terms: give give tender suggestion offerer
3. [ verb ] agree freely
Synonyms: volunteer

"She volunteered to drive the old lady home" "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"

Related terms: act
4. [ verb ] put forward for consideration

"He offered his opinion"

Related terms: project
5. [ verb ] offer verbally
Synonyms: extend

: "extend my greetings" "He offered his sympathy"

Related terms: give extend
6. [ verb ] (business) make available for sale

"The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"

Related terms: market
7. [ noun ] something offered (as a proposal or bid)
Synonyms: offering

"noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"

Related terms: message marriage_proposal special reward peace_offering tender_offer bid contract_offer twofer rights_issue prospectus proposition counteroffer
8. [ noun ] the verbal act of offering
Synonyms: offering

"a generous offer of assistance"

Related terms: speech_act volunteer
9. [ verb ] propose a payment; as at sales or auctions
Synonyms: bid tender

"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

Related terms: subscribe overbid underbid by-bid underbid outbid auction bidder bargain bargain
10. [ verb ] produce or introduce on the stage

"The Shakespeare Company is offering "King Lear" this month"

Related terms: produce
11. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 31405
12. [ verb ] (religion) present as an act of worship
Synonyms: offer_up

"offer prayers to the gods"

Related terms: worship sacrifice
13. [ verb ] threaten to do something

: "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"

Related terms: threaten
14. [ verb ] make available; provide
Synonyms: extend

"extend a loan" "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"

Related terms: supply
15. [ verb ] (military) mount or put up
Synonyms: put_up provide

"put up a good fight" "offer resistance"

Related terms: engage
16. [ verb ] ask (someone) to marry you
Synonyms: propose declare_oneself propose_marriage pop_the_question

"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"

Related terms: request marriage_proposal
17. [ noun ] a usually brief attempt
Synonyms: fling go pass whirl crack

"he took a crack at it" "I gave it a whirl"

Related terms: attempt