offering offering  /ˈɔ fə rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something offered (as a proposal or bid)
  2. (n) money contributed to a religious organization
  3. (n) the verbal act of offering
  4. (n) the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A pilot project aims to upend the publishing industry, and help strapped students, by offering textbooks free of charge online.
  2. Bronze plans would be the cheapest, offering the least amount of coverage; platinum plans, the most expensive, offering the most coverage.
  3. The initial share offering is available only to Colombian citizens and the country's pension and worker funds.

News

  1. Royal Imtech launches fully underwritten 4 for 1 rights offering of approximately EUR 500 million

    NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION INTO OR IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, OR JAPAN   Rights offering important next step in financial restructuring of Royal Imtech Offering of 356,597,988 ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Miss HTWR's $86.45 Offering But Think It's A Steal At $85?

    Looking back to 112 days ago, Heartware International Inc (NASD: HTWR) priced a 1,500,000 share secondary stock offering at $86.45 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that their investment would go up over the course of time and based on early trading on Wednesday, the stock is now 10.3% higher than the offering price.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. Miss ONXX's $81.50 Offering But Think It's A Steal At $75?

    Looking back to 168 days ago, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASD: ONXX) priced a 4,400,000 share secondary stock offering at $81.50 per share. Buyers in that offering made a considerable investment into the company, expecting that their investment would go up over the course of time and based on early trading on Wednesday, the stock is now 63.8% above the offering price.
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I'm getting regular updates on the situation from the responsible agencies, and the Department of Health and Human Services as well as the Centers for Disease Control will be offering regular updates to the American people so that they know what...
    on Apr 27, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News

  2. "I further propose we inspire the ingenuity and resolve of the American people," Mr. McCain said, "by offering a $300 million prize for the development of a battery package that has the size, capacity, cost and power to leapfrog the...
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: John McCain Source: New York Times

  3. "The agreement will offer both companies opportunities to gain access to most relevant automotive markets," Fiat's chief executive, Sergio Marchionne, said in a statement, "with innovative and environmentally friendly product offering, a...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Sergio Marchionne Source: International Herald Tribune

Word of the Day
periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /