HyperDic: offer

English > 16 senses of the word offer:
VERBpossessionoffermake available or accessible, provide or furnish
possessionoffer, profferpresent for acceptance or rejection
socialoffer, volunteeragree / agree freely
cognitionofferput forward for consideration
possessionoffer, extendoffer verbally
possessionoffermake available for sale
possessionoffer, bid, tenderpropose a payment
perceptionofferproduce or introduce on the stage
stativeoffer, offer uppresent as an act of worship
socialoffer, put up, providemount or put up
possessionoffer, extendmake available
communicationoffer, propose, declare oneself, pop the questionask (someone) to marry you
communicationofferthreaten to do something
NOUNcommunicationoffer, offeringthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
communicationoffer, offeringsomething offered (as a proposal or bid)
actoffer, crack, fling, go, pass, whirla usually brief attempt
offer > pronunciation
Soundsao'fer
Rhymesaquifer ... zephyr / Zephyr: 60 rhymes with fer...
English > offer: 16 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering.
Example"a generous offer of assistance"
Synonymoffering
Broaderspeech actThe use of language to perform some act
Spanishoferta, ofrecimiento
Catalanoferiment, ofrena
Verbsofferpresent for acceptance or rejection
offermake available or accessible, provide or furnish
offeroffer verbally
offermake available
offeragree / agree freely
offerpresent as an act of worship
English > offer: 16 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningSomething offered (as a proposal or bid).
Example"noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
Synonymoffering
Narrowerbid, tenderA formal proposal to buy at a specified price
contract offeroffer by an employer to contract to pay an employee at a given rate
counterofferAn offer made by someone who has rejected a prior offer
marriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposalAn offer of marriage
peace offering, olive branchSomething offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
propositionAn offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual / sexual favors)
prospectusA formal written offer to sell securities (filed with the SEC) that sets forth a plan for a (proposed) business enterprise
rewardThe offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property
rights offering, rights issueAn offering of common stock to existing shareholders who hold subscription rights or pre-emptive rights that entitle them to buy newly issued shares at a discount from the price / price at which they will be offered to the public later
specialA special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price / price) that is featured in advertising
tender offerAn offer to buy shares in a corporation (usually above the market price) for cash or securities or both
twoferAn offer of two for the price of one
Broadermessage, content, subject matter, substanceWhat a communication that is about something is about
Spanishoferta, ofrecimento, ofrecimiento
Catalanoferiment, oferta
Verbsofferpropose a payment
English > offer: 16 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA usually brief attempt.
Synonymscrack, fling, go, pass, whirl
Broaderattempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, tryearnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish / accomplish something
Spanishconato, disposición, pase, prueba, tentativa, vuelta
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake available or accessible, provide or furnish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
ModelThey offer cars to the tourists; They offer the tourists their cars
Examples
  • "The conference center offers a health spa"
  • "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
Narrowerhook, solicit, accostapproach with an offer of sexual favors
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishbrindar, entregar, ofrecer
Catalanoferir-se, oferir
Nounsofferthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningPresent for acceptance or rejection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"She offered us all a cold drink"
Synonymproffer
Narrowergiveproffer (a body part)
tendermake a tender of
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishbrindar, ofertar, ofrecerse, ofrecer
Catalanbrindar, oferir-se, oferir
Nounsofferthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
offerer, offerorsomeone who presents something to another for acceptance or rejection
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningagree / agree freely.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
ModelThey offer him to write the letter; They offer to move
Example "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it"
Synonymvolunteer
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishofrecerse, ofrecer
Catalanoferir-se
Nounsofferthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningPut forward for consideration.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He offered his opinion"
Broaderproject, proposePresent for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
Spanishofrecer
Nounsofferingsomething offered (as a proposal or bid)
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningoffer verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "He offered his sympathy"
Synonymextend
Broadergive, payconvey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.
Similar toextend, offermake available
Spanishconceder, entregar, extender, ofrecer, rendir
Catalanconcedir, donar, oferir-se, oferir, retre
Nounsoffer, offeringthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningmake available for sale.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"
Narrowerput upMake available for sale at an auction
BroadermarketEngage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of
Spanishofertar, ofrecer
Catalanoferir
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 7, possession
MeaningPropose a payment.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
Synonymsbid, tender
Categoryauction, auction sale, vendueThe public sale of something to the highest bidder
Entailsdicker, bargainnegotiate the terms of an exchange
Narrowerby-bidbid on behalf of someone else
outbidbid higher than others
overbidbid more than the object is worth
subscribeoffer to buy, as of stocks and shares
underbidbid too low
underbidbid lower than a competing bidder
Spanishofertar, ofrecer, pujar
Catalanoferir, ofertar
Nounsoffersomething offered (as a proposal or bid)
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 8, perception
Meaningproduce or introduce on the stage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The Shakespeare Company is offering 'King Lear' this month"
Broaderproduce, bring on, bring outBring onto the market or release
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 9, stative
MeaningPresent as an act of worship.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"offer prayers to the gods"
Synonymoffer up
Narrowersacrificemake a sacrifice of
Broaderworshipattend religious services
Spanishbrindar, ofrecer
Catalanbrindar
Nounsofferthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
offeringthe act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity / charity
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 10, social
Meaningmount or put up.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "offer resistance"
Synonymsput up, provide
Broaderengage, wagecarry on (wars, battles, or campaigns)
Spanishbrindar, levantar, ofrecer
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 11, possession
Meaningmake available; provide.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
Synonymextend
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Similar tooffer, extendoffer verbally
Spanishbrindar, extender, ofrecer
Catalanbrindar
Nounsofferthe verbal / verbal / verbal act of offering
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 12, communication
Meaningask (someone) to marry you.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s to somebody
Synonymspropose, declare oneself, pop the question
Broaderrequestask (a person) to do something
Spanishdeclararse, pedir casarse, pedir en matrimonio, proponer matrimonio, proponer
Catalanproposar
English > offer: 16 senses > verb 13, communication
Meaningthreaten to do something.
PatternSomebody ----s to somebody
Example"I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"
BroaderthreatenTo utter intentions of injury or punishment against

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