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offering

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noun of·fer·ing \ˈȯ-f(ə-)riŋ, ˈä-\

Simple Definition of offering

  • : something that is given to God or a god as a part of religious worship

  • : an act of giving a religious offering

  • : something that is available for sale or use

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of offering

  1. 1 a :  the act of one who offers b :  something offered; especially :  a sacrifice ceremonially offered as a part of worship c :  a contribution to the support of a church

  2. 2 :  something offered for sale or patronage <latest offerings of the leading novelists>

  3. 3 :  a course of instruction or study

Examples of offering in a sentence

  1. Each household must make daily offerings to the gods.

  2. The company is trying to generate interest in its new offerings.

  3. the café's tasty dessert offerings



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of offering

before 12th century



OFFERING Defined for Kids

offering

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noun of·fer·ing \ˈȯ-fə-riŋ, ˈȯf-riŋ\

Definition of offering for Students

  1. 1 :  something presented for acceptance

  2. 2 :  a contribution to the support of a church

  3. 3 :  a sacrifice given as part of worship




Law Dictionary

offering

noun of·fer·ing

Legal Definition of offering

  1. :  an issuance (as of securities) for sale <raise capital through a public offering of stock>





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