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Synonyms and Antonyms of offer

  1. 1 an effort to do or accomplish something <made the usual halfhearted offer to grab the check before his dinner companion could> Synonyms assay [archaic], bash [chiefly British], bid, crack, endeavor, essay, fling, go, attempt, pass, shot, stab, trial, try, whack, whirlRelated Words striving, struggle, throes, undertaking; trial and error

  2. 2 something which is presented for consideration <a job offer that I couldn't refuse> Synonyms proposal, proffer, proposition, suggestionRelated Words counteroffer, counterproposal, countersuggestion; feeler, overture; motion; advancement, nomination, recommendation; bid, presentation, submission, submittal, tender; arrangement, game, ground plan, layout, line, plan, plot, project, strategy, system; conception, idea, notion, theory, thought



Synonyms and Antonyms of offer

  1. 1 to put before another for acceptance or consideration <I offered my boss an alternative to the original plan, which would have required me to work overtime> Synonyms extend, give, proffer, tender, trot out Related Words pose, propose; hold out; give in, submit; volunteer Phrases run by (or run past) Near Antonyms accept, receive, take; accredit, approbate, approve, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant; decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurn; retract, withdraw; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook

  2. 2 to set before the mind for consideration <offered the idea of a vacation at a beach resort in the Caribbean> Synonyms advance, bounce, propose, pose, proffer, propound, suggest, voteRelated Words move; nominate, recommend; present, submit, tender, trot out; file, lay, lodge; arrange, calculate, chart, contrive, cover, frame, map, plan, plot, shape

  3. 3 to bring before the public in performance or exhibition <a summer theater offering a full schedule of musicals to the vacationing public> Synonyms carry, give, mount, present, stageRelated Words display, exhibit, expose, parade, show, show off, unveil; preview; act, impersonate, perform, play, portray; depict, dramatize, enact, render, represent; extend, proffer, tender

  4. 4 to give up as an offering to a god <when fruits, flowers, or crops are offered, the offering is known as a bloodless sacrifice> Synonyms immolate, sacrificeRelated Words consecrate, dedicate, devote; give, hand over, surrender, yield

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