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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 of·fer /ˈɔfɚ/
 出價,提議,意圖,報價(vt.)提供,出價,奉獻,企圖,使出現,演出(vi.)出現,獻祭

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Of·fer v. t. [imp. & p. p. Offered p. pr. & vb. n. Offering.]
 1. To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; -- often with up.
    Thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement.   --Ex. xxix. 36.
    A holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices.   --1 Pet. ii. 5.
 2. To bring to or before; to hold out to; to present for acceptance or rejection; as, to offer a present, or a bribe; to offer one's self in marriage.
    I offer thee three things.   --2 Sam. xxiv. 12.
 3. To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest; as, to offer an opinion.  With the infinitive as an objective: To make an offer; to declare one's willingness; as, he offered to help me.
 4. To attempt; to undertake.
    All that offer to defend him.   --Shak.
 5. To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.
 6. To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.
 Syn: -- To propose; propound; move; proffer; tender; sacrifice; immolate.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Of·fer, v. i.
 1. To present itself; to be at hand.
    The occasion offers, and the youth complies.   --Dryden.
 2. To make an attempt; to make an essay or a trial; -- used with at.  “Without offering at any other remedy.”
    He would be offering at the shepherd's voice.   --L'Estrange.
    I will not offer at that I can not master.   --Bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Of·fer n.
 1. The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance. “This offer comes from mercy.”
 2. That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.
    When offers are disdained, and love denied.   --Pope.
 3. Attempt; endeavor; essay; as, he made an offer to catch the ball. “Some offer and attempt.”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 offer
      n 1: the verbal act of offering; "a generous offer of assistance"
           [syn: offering]
      2: something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new
         offerings for investors included several index funds"
         [syn: offering]
      3: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it
         a whirl" [syn: crack, fling, go, pass, whirl]
      v 1: make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The
           conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel
           offers private meeting rooms"
      2: present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a
         cold drink" [syn: proffer]
      3: agree freely; "She volunteered to drive the old lady home";
         "I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would
         not hear of it" [syn: volunteer]
      4: put forward for consideration; "He offered his opinion"
      5: offer verbally; "extend my greetings"; "He offered his
         sympathy" [syn: extend]
      6: make available for sale; "The stores are offering specials
         on sweaters this week"
      7: propose a payment; "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for
         the painting" [syn: bid, tender]
      8: produce or introduce on the stage; "The Shakespeare Company
         is offering `King Lear' this month"
      9: present as an act of worship; "offer prayers to the gods"
         [syn: offer up]
      10: mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"
          [syn: put up, provide]
      11: make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a
          good deal on new mortgages" [syn: extend]
      12: ask (someone) to marry you; "he popped the question on
          Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had
          known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally
          declared himself to the young woman" [syn: propose, declare
          oneself, pop the question]
      13: threaten to do something; "I offered to leave the committee
          if they did not accept my proposal"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 off
      adj 1: not in operation or operational; "the oven is off"; "the
             lights are off" [ant: on]
      2: below a satisfactory level; "an off year for tennis"; "his
         performance was off"
      3: (of events) no longer planned or scheduled; "the wedding is
         definitely off" [syn: cancelled] [ant: on]
      4: in an unpalatable state; "sour milk" [syn: sour, turned]
      5: not performing or scheduled for duties; "He's off every
         Tuesday"; "he was off duty when it happened"; "an off-duty
         policeman" [syn: off(p), off duty(p), off-duty(a)]
      adv 1: from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is
             obsolete); "ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get
             away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding
             school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the
             dead animal"; "went off to school"; "they drove off";
             "go forth and preach" [syn: away, forth]
      2: at a distance in space or time; "the boat was 5 miles off
         (or away)"; "the party is still 2 weeks off (or away)";
         "away back in the 18th century" [syn: away]
      3: no longer on or in contact or attached; "clean off the
         dirt"; "he shaved off his mustache"
      [also: offer]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 offer
      See off