Synonyms of offer
1 present with • Rhys offered him an apple.
give • Could you give me that pencil, please?
hand • He handed me a little rectangle of white paper.
hold out to
2 provideDictionary • Western governments have offered aid.
provide • I will be happy to provide you with a copy of the report.
present • The queen presented the prizes to the winning captain.
furnish • They'll be able to furnish you with the details.
afford • The room afforded fine views of the city.
place at (someone's) disposal
, take back
3 volunteerDictionary • Peter offered to help us.
volunteer • Aunt Mary volunteered to clean up the kitchen.
come forward • A witness came forward to say that she had seen him that night.
offer your services
be at (someone's) service
4 proposeDictionary • They offered no suggestion as to how it might be done.
propose • We are about to propose some changes to the system.
suggest • I suggest you ask him some specific questions about his past.
advance • Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
extend • `I'm Chuck,' the man said, extending his hand.
submit • I submit that you knew exactly what you were doing.
5 giveDictionary • His mother and sister rallied round offering comfort.
give • The handout gives all the times of the performances.
provide • The summit will provide an opportunity for discussions on the crisis.
render • Any assistance you can render him will be helpful.
impart • She managed to impart great elegance to the dress she wore.
6 sacrificeDictionary • He will offer the first harvest of rice to the sun goddess.
sacrifice • The priest sacrificed a chicken.
7 put up for sale • The house is being offered at 1.5 million pounds.
put up for sale
sell • I sold everything I owned except for my car and books.
put on the market
market • These phones have been marketed here since 1963.
put under the hammer
1 proposalDictionary • He has refused all offers of help.
proposal • the government's proposals to abolish free health care
suggestion • I have lots of suggestions for the park's future.
proposition • I want to make you a business proposition.
submission • A written submission has to be prepared.
attempt • a deliberate attempt to destabilize defence
endeavour • His first endeavours in the field were wedding films.
2 bargainDictionary • Today's special offer gives you a choice of three destinations.
bargain • At this price the wine is a bargain.
deal (informal) • Japan has done a deal with America on rice exports.
steal (informal) • This champagne is a steal.
snip (informal) • a snip at £74.25
PHRASE:▷ on offer
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advanceWhen a theory or argument is advanced, it is put forward for discussion.
• Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
offer as a suggestion
offer as a suggestion
• The room afforded fine views of the city.
attemptIf you make an attempt to do something, you try to do it, often without success.
• a deliberate attempt to destabilize defence
Thesaurus for offer from the Collins English Thesaurus
to present or proffer (something, someone, oneself, etc) for acceptance or rejection
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