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Offering meaning

offering - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Offer
  2. 2. The act of an offerer; a proffering.
  3. 3. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.
  4. 4. A sum of money offered, as in church service; as, a missionary offering. Specif.: ( Ch. of Eng.) Personal tithes payable according to custom, either at certain seasons as Christmas or Easter, or on certain occasions as marriages or christenings.
  5. 5. That which is offered; sacrifice.

offering - examples of usage

  1. " You are offering to make a sacrifice for her. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  2. " It's useless to pretend that I don't understand what you're offering, Katharine. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. The higher the price the greater the supply, as we have seen; moreover, if some people in a market are offering a higher price, it soon becomes known to other dealers. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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