[ˈɒfə] verb [T] I
1) to let someone know that you will give them something or do something for them if they want it
They haven't offered me the job yet.[/ex]
He had offered cocaine to an undercover police officer.[/ex]
Thank you for offering to help.[/ex]
2) to say that you will pay a particular price for something
I offered Jim £5, 000 for his car.[/ex]
Police are offering a reward to anyone with information.[/ex]
3) to provide something such as a product or service
Smaller hotels can offer comfort at lower prices.[/ex]
The city has a lot to offer (= has many attractive features for) the business traveller.[/ex]
4) to express your feelings towards someone
offer sympathy/regrets/thanks[/ex]
He called the team manager to offer his congratulations.[/ex]
noun [C]
offer */*/*/[ˈɒfə]
1) a statement in which you offer to give, pay, or do something if someone wants it
a job offer[/ex]
I've decided to accept your offer.[/ex]
Did she make you an offer for (= tell you how much she would pay for) the bike?[/ex]
the government's offer of financial aid[/ex]
2) a special price that is lower than the usual price for something
a half-price offer[/ex]
on offerBritish 1) available, for example for people to buy or use[/ex]
These are just some of the films on offer this week.[/ex]

— 2) being sold for a lower price for a short time

Words often used with offer Verbs often used with offer (noun, sense 1) ■ make, put in, submit + OFFER: make someone an offer ■ accept, take, take up, welcome + OFFER: accept someone's offer ■ decline, refuse, reject, turn down + OFFER: not accept someone's offer

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