Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun offering

4 senses of offering

Sense 1
offer, offering -- (something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds")
       => message, content, subject matter, substance -- (what a communication that is about something is about)

Sense 2
offering -- (money contributed to a religious organization)
       => contribution, donation -- (a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause)

Sense 3
offer, offering -- (the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance")
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 4
oblation, offering -- (the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor")
       => giving, gift -- (the act of giving)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb offer

13 senses of offer

Sense 1
offer -- (make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 2
offer, proffer -- (present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink")
       => give -- (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care")

Sense 3
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")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 4
offer -- (put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion")
       => project, propose -- (present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity")

Sense 5
offer, extend -- (offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy")
       => give, pay -- (convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow; "Don't pay him any mind"; "give the orders"; "Give him my best regards"; "pay attention")

Sense 6
offer -- (make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week")
       => market -- (engage in the commercial promotion, sale, or distribution of; "The company is marketing its new line of beauty products")

Sense 7
offer, bid, tender -- (propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting")

Sense 8
offer -- (produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month")
       => produce, bring on, bring out -- (bring onto the market or release; "produce a movie"; "bring out a book"; "produce a new play")

Sense 9
offer, offer up -- (present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods")
       => worship -- (attend religious services; "They worship in the traditional manner")

Sense 10
put up, provide, offer -- (mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance")
       => engage, wage -- (carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns); "Napoleon and Hitler waged war against all of Europe")

Sense 11
extend, offer -- (make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 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")
       => request -- (ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript")

Sense 13
offer -- (threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal")
       => threaten -- (to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police")

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