Offer is to put forth or suggest for consideration, acceptance or rejection.(verb)
An example of offer is to make a bid on a house.
The definition of an offer is an act of putting something forth for consideration, acceptance or rejection or something suggested or proposed.(noun)
See offer in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME offren < OE & OFr: OE offrian < LL(Ec) offerre, to offer to God, sacrifice; OFr offrir: both < L offerre, to bring before, present, show < ob- (see ob-) + ferre, to bear
See offer in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb of·fered, of·fer·ing, of·fers verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English offren
Origin: , from Old English offrian, to present in worship
Origin: , and from Old French offrir, to propose, present
Origin: , both from Latin offerre, to present, offer
Origin: : ob-, to; see ob-
Origin: + ferre, to bring; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
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