offer offer  /ˈɔ fər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the verbal act of offering
  2. (n) something offered (as a proposal or bid)
  3. (n) a usually brief attempt
  4. (v) make available or accessible, provide or furnish
  5. (v) present for acceptance or rejection
  6. (v) agree freely
  7. (v) put forward for consideration
  8. (v) offer verbally
  9. (v) make available for sale
  10. (v) propose a payment
  11. (v) produce or introduce on the stage
  12. (v) present as an act of worship
  13. (v) mount or put up
  14. (v) make available; provide
  15. (v) ask (someone) to marry you
  16. (v) threaten to do something
  17. (v) kill intentionally and with premeditation
  18. (adj) not in operation or operational
  19. (adj) below a satisfactory level
  20. (adj) (of events) no longer planned or scheduled
  21. (adj) in an unpalatable state
  22. (adj) not performing or scheduled for duties
  23. (adv) from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete)
  24. (adv) at a distance in space or time
  25. (adv) no longer on or in contact or attached

Antonyms(s)

on

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Despite Tehran's insistence it will not negotiate its disputed nuclear program, the Obama administration says it and five partner nations have accepted Iran's offer to hold talks.
  2. John Kerry offers his service in Vietnam as proof that he can keep America safe.
  3. University administrators may offer resistance too.

News

  1. Cermaq ASA : Cermaq continues process to deliver shareholder value. Receives NOK 6.2 billion offer for EWOS from ...

    The offer of NOK 6.2 billion implies an enterprise value of 10 times the market consensus EBIT for EWOS in 2013. Cermaq assesses this offer to be substantially higher than the implicit value of EWOS in ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Master Gardeners to offer class on compost tea

    Hill Country Master Gardeners will offer a class on the benefits of compost tea and how to make a tea brewer from 10 a.m. to noon July 16 at the Kerr County AgriLife Extension Office on Highway 27.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Kerrville Daily Times

  3. Universities offer partial Illinois pension fix

    Universities offer partial Illinois pension fix (AP) — Illinois university employees would pay more toward their pensions and receive annual retirement-pay increases tied to inflation in a reform plan the Senate president supports, a spokeswoman said Sunday. Rikeesha Phelon, spokeswoman for Senate President John Cullerton, a Chicago Democrat, said Sunday the idea would get a committee hearing ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Quotes

  1. Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, said: "Despite our best efforts, including raising our bid by roughly $5bn, Yahoo has not moved toward accepting our offer. After careful consideration, we believe the economics demanded by Yahoo do not...
    on May 4, 2008 By: Steve Ballmer Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I would like to offer my congratulations to Barry Bonds on becoming baseball's career home run leader. It is a great accomplishment which required skill, longevity and determination," Aaron said. "Throughout the past century, the home run...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Hank Aaron Source: USA Today

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