Synonyms for offer


1. offer, offering, speech act
usage: the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"
2. offer, offering, message, content, subject matter, substance
usage: something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
3. crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
usage: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"


1. offer, supply, provide, render, furnish
usage: make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
2. offer, proffer, give
usage: present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a cold drink"
3. volunteer, offer, act, move
usage: 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. offer, project, propose
usage: put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion"
5. offer, extend, give, pay
usage: offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his sympathy"
6. offer, market
usage: make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"
7. offer, bid, tender
usage: propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"
8. offer, produce, bring on, bring out
usage: produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month"
9. offer, offer up, worship
usage: present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"
10. put up, provide, offer, engage, wage
usage: mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"
11. extend, offer, supply, provide, render, furnish
usage: make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
12. propose, declare oneself, offer, pop the question, request
usage: 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
usage: threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"


1. off (vs. on), disconnected
usage: not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the lights are off"
2. off, unsatisfactory (vs. satisfactory)
usage: below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his performance was off"
3. off (vs. on), cancelled
usage: (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is definitely off"
4. off, sour, turned, soured (vs. unsoured)
usage: in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
5. off, inactive (vs. active)
usage: not performing or scheduled for duties; "He's off every Tuesday"
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