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Definition 1: the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where offering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • oblations for aid to the poor

Synonyms for offering in the sense of this definition

(offering is a kind of ...) the act of giving

Definition 2: something offered (as a proposal or bid) - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where offering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds

Synonyms for offering in the sense of this definition

(offering is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of offering ) something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace

(... is a kind of offering ) a special offering (usually temporary and at a reduced price) that is featured in advertising

"they are having a special on pork chops"

(... is a kind of offering ) an offering of common stock to existing shareholders who hold subscription rights or pre-emptive rights that entitle them to buy newly issued shares at a discount from the price at which they will be offered to the public later

"the investment banker who handles a rights offering usually agrees to buy any shares not bought by shareholders"

(... is a kind of offering ) the offer of money for helping to find a criminal or for returning lost property

(... is a kind of offering ) an offer to buy shares in a corporation (usually above the market price) for cash or securities or both

(... is a kind of offering ) a formal written offer to sell securities (filed with the SEC) that sets forth a plan for a (proposed) business enterprise

"a prospectus should contain the facts that an investor needs to make an informed decision"

(... is a kind of offering ) a formal proposal to buy at a specified price

(... is a kind of offering ) an offer made by someone who has rejected a prior offer

(... is a kind of offering ) an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)

(... is a kind of offering ) an offer of marriage

(... is a kind of offering ) offer by an employer to contract to pay an employee at a given rate

(... is a kind of offering ) an offer of two for the price of one

Definition 3: the verbal act of offering - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where offering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a generous offer of assistance

Synonyms for offering in the sense of this definition

(offering is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

Definition 4: money contributed to a religious organization - [noun denoting possession]

(offering is a kind of ...) a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause

(... is a kind of offering ) an offering of a tenth part of some personal income

(... is a kind of offering ) the offerings of the congregation at a religious service

(... is a kind of offering ) an annual contribution made by Roman Catholics to support the papal see

(... is a kind of offering ) an offering made as an expression of thanks

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