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offer

  

      vb  
1    to present or proffer (something, someone, oneself, etc.) for acceptance or rejection  
2    tr   to present as part of a requirement  
she offered English as a second subject     
3    tr   to provide or make accessible  
this stream offers the best fishing     
4    intr   to present itself  
if an opportunity should offer     
5    tr   to show or express willingness or the intention (to do something)  
6    tr   to put forward (a proposal, opinion, etc.) for consideration  
7    tr   to present for sale  
8    tr   to propose as payment; bid or tender  
9    when tr, often foll by: up   to present (a prayer, sacrifice, etc.) as or during an act of worship  
10    tr   to show readiness for  
to offer battle     
11    intr  
Archaic   to make a proposal of marriage  
12    tr; sometimes foll by: up or to     (Engineering)   to bring (a mechanical piece) near to or in contact with another, and often to proceed to fit the pieces together  
      n  
13    something, such as a proposal or bid, that is offered  
14    the act of offering or the condition of being offered  
15      (Contract law)   a proposal made by one person that will create a binding contract if accepted unconditionally by the person to whom it is made  
   See also       acceptance  
16    a proposal of marriage  
17       short for       offer price  
18    on offer   for sale at a reduced price  
     (Old English, from Latin offerre to present, from ob- to + ferre to bring)  
  offerer, offeror      n  


godfather offer  
      n  
Informal   a takeover bid pitched so high that the management of the target company is unable to dissuade shareholders from accepting it  
     (C20: from the 1972 film The Godfather, in which a character was made an offer he could not refuse)  
Offer  
      n  
      n     (in Britain)  
      acronym for   Office of Electricity Regulation: a government body set up in 1989 to supervise the activities of the electricity companies and to protect the interests of the consumers  
offer document  
      n   a document sent by a person or firm making a takeover bid to the shareholders of the target company, giving details of the offer that has been made and, usually, reasons for accepting it  
offer price  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   the price at which a market maker is prepared to sell a specific security,   (Often shortened to)    offer      Compare       bid price  
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Offer  
      n  
      n     (in Britain)  
      acronym for   Office of Electricity Regulation: a government body set up in 1989 to supervise the activities of the electricity companies and to protect the interests of the consumers  


godfather offer  
      n  
Informal   a takeover bid pitched so high that the management of the target company is unable to dissuade shareholders from accepting it  
     (C20: from the 1972 film The Godfather, in which a character was made an offer he could not refuse)  
offer  
      vb  
1    to present or proffer (something, someone, oneself, etc.) for acceptance or rejection  
2    tr   to present as part of a requirement  
she offered English as a second subject     
3    tr   to provide or make accessible  
this stream offers the best fishing     
4    intr   to present itself  
if an opportunity should offer     
5    tr   to show or express willingness or the intention (to do something)  
6    tr   to put forward (a proposal, opinion, etc.) for consideration  
7    tr   to present for sale  
8    tr   to propose as payment; bid or tender  
9    when tr, often foll by: up   to present (a prayer, sacrifice, etc.) as or during an act of worship  
10    tr   to show readiness for  
to offer battle     
11    intr  
Archaic   to make a proposal of marriage  
12    tr; sometimes foll by: up or to     (Engineering)   to bring (a mechanical piece) near to or in contact with another, and often to proceed to fit the pieces together  
      n  
13    something, such as a proposal or bid, that is offered  
14    the act of offering or the condition of being offered  
15      (Contract law)   a proposal made by one person that will create a binding contract if accepted unconditionally by the person to whom it is made  
   See also       acceptance  
16    a proposal of marriage  
17       short for       offer price  
18    on offer   for sale at a reduced price  
     (Old English, from Latin offerre to present, from ob- to + ferre to bring)  
  offerer, offeror      n  
offer document  
      n   a document sent by a person or firm making a takeover bid to the shareholders of the target company, giving details of the offer that has been made and, usually, reasons for accepting it  
offer price  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   the price at which a market maker is prepared to sell a specific security,   (Often shortened to)    offer      Compare       bid price  

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offer price  
      n     (Stock Exchange)   the price at which a market maker is prepared to sell a specific security,   (Often shortened to)    offer             Compare       bid price  


godfather offer  
      n  
Informal   a takeover bid pitched so high that the management of the target company is unable to dissuade shareholders from accepting it  
     (C20: from the 1972 film The Godfather, in which a character was made an offer he could not refuse      )  
offer         
      vb  
1    to present or proffer (something, someone, oneself, etc.) for acceptance or rejection  
2    tr   to present as part of a requirement  
she offered English as a second subject     
3    tr   to provide or make accessible  
this stream offers the best fishing     
4    intr   to present itself  
if an opportunity should offer     
5    tr   to show or express willingness or the intention (to do something)  
6    tr   to put forward (a proposal, opinion, etc.) for consideration  
7    tr   to present for sale  
8    tr   to propose as payment; bid or tender  
9    when tr, often foll by: up   to present (a prayer, sacrifice, etc.) as or during an act of worship  
10    tr   to show readiness for  
to offer battle     
11    intr  
Archaic   to make a proposal of marriage  
12    tr; sometimes foll by: up or to     (Engineering)   to bring (a mechanical piece) near to or in contact with another, and often to proceed to fit the pieces together  
      n  
13    something, such as a proposal or bid, that is offered  
14    the act of offering or the condition of being offered  
15      (Contract law)   a proposal made by one person that will create a binding contract if accepted unconditionally by the person to whom it is made  
   See also       acceptance  
16    a proposal of marriage  
17       short for       offer price  
18    on offer   for sale at a reduced price  
     (Old English, from Latin offerre to present, from ob- to + ferre to bring)  
  offerer, offeror      n  
Offer  
      n  
      n     (in Britain)  
      acronym for   Office of Electricity Regulation: a government body set up in 1989 to supervise the activities of the electricity companies and to protect the interests of the consumers  
offer document  
      n   a document sent by a person or firm making a takeover bid to the shareholders of the target company, giving details of the offer that has been made and, usually, reasons for accepting it  

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offer

  

      vb  
1    bid, extend, give, hold out, proffer, put on the market, put under the hammer, put up for sale, tender  
2    afford, furnish, make available, place at (someone's) disposal, present, provide, purvey, show  
3    advance, extend, move, propose, put forth, put forward, submit, suggest  
4    be at (someone's) service, come forward, offer one's services, volunteer  
      n  
5    attempt, bid, endeavour, essay, overture, proposal, proposition, submission, suggestion, tender  
  
Antonyms     
  
1 & 3    recant, refuse, retract, revoke, take back, withdraw, withhold  

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