from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of making an offer.
- n. Something, such as stock, that is offered.
- n. A presentation made to a deity as an act of religious worship or sacrifice; an oblation.
- n. A contribution or gift, especially one made at a religious service.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of offer.
- n. An act of offering.
- n. That which has been offered; a sacrifice.
- n. An oblation or presentation made as a religious act.
- n. A contribution given at a religious service.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of an offerer; a proffering.
- n. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation.
- n. A sum of money offered, as in church service.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of one who offers: as, there were few offerings in railroad shares to-day; heavy offerings in December wheat.
- n. That which is offered; a thing offered or given; a gift.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the verbal act of offering
- n. the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
- n. money contributed to a religious organization
- n. something offered (as a proposal or bid)
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