of·fer·ing noun \ˈȯ-f(ə-)riŋ, ˈä-\
: 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
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
: something offered for sale or patronage <latest offerings of the leading novelists>
: a course of instruction or study
Examples of OFFERING
- Each household must make daily offerings to the gods.
- The company is trying to generate interest in its new offerings.
- the café's tasty dessert offerings
First Known Use of OFFERING
before 12th century
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