Offer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːfər|  American pronunciation of the word offer
Brit.  |ˈɒfə|  British pronunciation of the word offer
- the verbal act of offering (syn: offering)
- something offered (as a proposal or bid) (syn: offering)
- a usually brief attempt (syn: crack, fling, go, pass, whirl)
- make available or accessible, provide or furnish
- present for acceptance or rejection (syn: proffer)
- agree freely (syn: volunteer)
- put forward for consideration
- offer verbally (syn: extend)
- make available for sale
- propose a payment (syn: bid, tender)
- produce or introduce on the stage
- present as an act of worship
- mount or put up (syn: provide, put up)
- make available; provide (syn: extend)
- ask (someone) to marry you (syn: propose)
- threaten to do something


I was offered a position at a bank, but I turned it down.

The victims were offered money as compensation for their injuries.

If I may, I'd like to offer you a bit of advice.

One of his neighbors offered to mow his lawn.

A woman stopped and offered to help us.

We don't need any help, but thank you for offering.

They offer their customers a choice between soup or salad.

Living in a large city offers a number of advantages.

I'd like to offer a couple of comments on the points you've raised.

I really don't know enough about it to offer an opinion.

After considering several job offers, she accepted a position with a local bank.

He turned down an offer to run the company.

We decided to hold out for a better offer.

This special offer is good only while supplies last.

He offered to help me.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: offer
he/she/it: offers
present participle: offering
past tense: offered
past participle: offered
singular: offer
plural: offers
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