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Overview of noun offering

The noun offering has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) offer, offering

(something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds")

2. offering

(money contributed to a religious organization)

3. offer, offering

(the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance")

4. oblation, offering

(the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor")


Overview of verb offer

The verb offer has 13 senses? (first 8 from tagged texts)
1. (95) offer

(make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms")

2. (31) offer, proffer

(present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink")

3. (12) volunteer, offer

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

4. (4) offer

(put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion")

5. (3) offer, extend

(offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy")

6. (3) offer

(make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week")

7. (1) offer, bid, tender

(propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting")

8. (1) offer

(produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month")

9. offer, offer up

(present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods")

10. put up, provide, offer

(mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance")

11. extend, offer

(make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages")

12. propose, declare oneself, offer, pop the question

(ask (someone) to marry you; "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")

13. offer

(threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal")

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