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Definition 1: the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area - [noun denoting object]

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

  • there was a ship in the offing

(offing is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is part of offing) any very large body of (salt) water

Definition 2: the near or foreseeable future - [noun denoting time]

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

  • there was a wedding in the offing

(offing is a kind of ...) the time yet to come

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