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


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.