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offering

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something offered to a god
  • some ancient gods were thought to demand burnt offerings

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offering

verb
present participle of offer

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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

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2 to set before the mind for consideration
  • offered the idea of a vacation at a beach resort in the Caribbean

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3 to bring before the public in performance or exhibition
  • a summer theater offering a full schedule of musicals to the vacationing public

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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

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The first known use of offering was before the 12th century

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“Offering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/offering. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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