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Present vs. Offer

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Presentadjective

Relating to now, for the time being; current.

‘The barbaric practice continues to the present day.’; ‘The present manager has been here longer than the last one.’;

Offernoun

A proposal that has been made.

‘What's in his offer?’;

Presentadjective

Located in the immediate vicinity.

‘Is there a doctor present?’; ‘Several people were present when the event took place.’;

Offernoun

Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.

‘His offer was $3.50 per share.’;

Presentadjective

(obsolete) Having an immediate effect (of a medicine, poison etc.); fast-acting.

Offernoun

(legal) An invitation to enter into a binding contract communicated to another party which contains terms sufficiently definite to create an enforceable contract if the other party accepts the invitation.

‘His first letter was not a real offer, but an attempt to determine interest.’;

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Presentadjective

(obsolete) Not delayed; immediate; instant.

Offernoun

(used in combinations from phrasal verbs) agent noun of off

Presentadjective

(dated) Ready; quick in emergency.

‘a present wit’;

Offerverb

(transitive) To present (something) to God as a gesture of worship, or for a sacrifice.

Presentadjective

(obsolete) Favorably attentive; propitious.

Offerverb

(transitive) To place (something) in a position where it can be added to an existing mechanical assembly.

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Presentadjective

Relating to something a person is referring to in the very context, with a deictic use similar to the demonstrative adjective this.

‘in the present study, the present article, the present results.’;

Offerverb

(intransitive) To propose or express one's willingness (to do something).

‘She offered to help with her homework.’;

Presentadjective

Attentive; alert; focused.

‘Sorry, I was distracted just now, I'll try to be more present from now on.’;

Offerverb

(transitive) To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest.

‘Everybody offered an opinion.’;

Presentnoun

The current moment or period of time.

Offerverb

(transitive) To place at someone’s disposal; to present (something) to be either accepted or turned down.

‘He offered use of his car for the week.’; ‘He offered his good will for the Councilman's vote.’;

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Presentnoun

The present tense.

Offerverb

(transitive) To bid, as a price, reward, or wages.

‘I offered twenty dollars for it.’; ‘The company is offering a salary of £30,000 a year.’;

Presentnoun

A gift, especially one given for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, graduations, weddings, or any other special occasions.

Offerverb

(intransitive) To happen, to present itself.

Presentnoun

(military) The position of a soldier in presenting arms.

‘to stand at present’;

Offerverb

(obsolete) To make an attempt; typically used with at.

Presentverb

To bring (someone) into the presence of (a person); to introduce formally.

‘to present an envoy to the king’;

Offerverb

(transitive) To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten.

‘to offer violence to somebody’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To nominate (a member of the clergy) for an ecclesiastical benefice; to offer to the bishop or ordinary as a candidate for institution.

Offerverb

To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; - often with up.

‘Thou shalt offer every day a bullock for a sin offering for atonement.’; ‘A holy priesthood to offer up spiritual sacrifices.’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To offer (a problem, complaint) to a court or other authority for consideration.

Offerverb

To bring to or before; to hold out to; to present for acceptance or rejection; as, to offer a present, or a bribe; to offer one's self in marriage.

‘I offer thee three things.’;

Presentverb

To charge (a person) with a crime or accusation; to bring before court.

Offerverb

To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest; as, to offer an opinion. With the infinitive as an objective: To make an offer; to declare one's willingness; as, he offered to help me.

Presentverb

(reflexive) To come forward, appear in a particular place or before a particular person, especially formally.

Offerverb

To attempt; to undertake.

‘All that offer to defend him.’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To put (something) forward in order for it to be seen; to show, exhibit.

Offerverb

To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.

Presentverb

(transitive) To make clear to one's mind or intelligence; to put forward for consideration.

Offerverb

To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.

Presentverb

(transitive) To put on, stage (a play etc.).

‘The theater is proud to present the Fearless Fliers.’;

Offerverb

To present itself; to be at hand.

‘The occasion offers, and the youth complies.’;

Presentverb

To point (a firearm) at something, to hold (a weapon) in a position ready to fire.

Offerverb

To make an attempt; to make an essay or a trial; - used with at.

‘He would be offering at the shepherd's voice.’; ‘I will not offer at that I can not master.’;

Presentverb

(reflexive) To offer oneself for mental consideration; to occur to the mind.

‘Well, one idea does present itself.’;

Offernoun

The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance.

Presentverb

To come to the attention of medical staff, especially with a specific symptom.

‘The patient presented with insomnia.’;

Offernoun

That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.

‘When offers are disdained, and love denied.’;

Presentverb

To appear (in a specific way) for delivery (of a fetus); to appear first at the mouth of the uterus during childbirth.

Offernoun

Attempt; endeavor; essay; as, he made an offer to catch the ball.

Presentverb

To appear or represent oneself (as having a certain gender).

‘At that time, Elbe was presenting as a man.’; ‘I was presenting as a boy / a girl / a man / a woman / (a) male / (a) female / masculine / feminine’; ‘female-presenting nipples’;

Offernoun

the verbal act of offering;

‘a generous offer of assistance’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To act as presenter on (a radio, television programme etc.).

Offernoun

something offered (as a proposal or bid);

‘noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To give a gift or presentation to (someone).

‘She was presented with an honorary degree for her services to entertainment.’;

Offernoun

a usually brief attempt;

‘he took a crack at it’; ‘I gave it a whirl’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To give (a gift or presentation) to someone; to bestow.

Offerverb

make available or accessible, provide or furnish;

‘The conference center offers a health spa’; ‘The hotel offers private meeting rooms’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To deliver (something abstract) as though as a gift; to offer.

‘I presented my compliments to Lady Featherstoneshaw.’;

Offerverb

present for acceptance or rejection;

‘She offered us all a cold drink’;

Presentverb

(transitive) To hand over (a bill etc.) to be paid.

Offerverb

agree freely;

‘She volunteered to drive the old lady home’; ‘I offered to help with the dishes but the hostess would not hear of it’;

Presentverb

To display one's female genitalia in a way that signals to others that one is ready for copulation. Also referred to as lordosis behaviour.

Offerverb

put forward for consideration;

‘He offered his opinion’;

Presentadjective

Being at hand, within reach or call, within certain contemplated limits; - opposed to absent.

‘These things have I spoken unto you, being yet present with you.’;

Offerverb

offer verbally;

‘extend my greetings’; ‘He offered his sympathy’;

Presentadjective

Now existing, or in process; begun but not ended; now in view, or under consideration; being at this time; not past or future; as, the present session of Congress; the present state of affairs; the present instance.

‘I'll bring thee to the present business’;

Offerverb

make available for sale;

‘The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week’;

Presentadjective

Not delayed; immediate; instant; coincident.

‘An ambassador . . . desires a present audience.’;

Offerverb

propose a payment;

‘The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting’;

Presentadjective

Ready; quick in emergency; as a present wit.

Offerverb

produce or introduce on the stage;

‘The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month’;

Presentadjective

Favorably attentive; propitious.

‘To find a god so present to my prayer.’;

Offerverb

present as an act of worship;

‘offer prayers to the gods’;

Presentnoun

Present time; the time being; time in progress now, or at the moment contemplated; as, at this present.

‘Past and present, wound in one.’;

Offerverb

mount or put up;

‘put up a good fight’; ‘offer resistance’;

Presentnoun

Present letters or instrument, as a deed of conveyance, a lease, letter of attorney, or other writing; as in the phrase, " Know all men by these presents," that is, by the writing itself, " per has literas praesentes; " - in this sense, rarely used in the singular.

Offerverb

make available; provide;

‘extend a loan’; ‘The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages’;

Presentnoun

A present tense, or the form of the verb denoting the present tense.

Offerverb

ask (someone) to marry you;

‘he popped the question on Sunday night’; ‘she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months’; ‘The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman’;

Presentnoun

Anything presented or given; a gift; a donative; as, a Christmas present.

Offerverb

threaten to do something;

‘I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal’;

Presentnoun

The position of a soldier in presenting arms; as, to stand at present.

Presentverb

To bring or introduce into the presence of some one, especially of a superior; to introduce formally; to offer for acquaintance; as, to present an envoy to the king; (with the reciprocal pronoun) to come into the presence of a superior.

‘Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the lord.’;

Presentverb

To exhibit or offer to view or notice; to lay before one's perception or cognizance; to set forth; to present a fine appearance.

‘Lectorides's memory is ever . . . presenting him with the thoughts of other persons.’;

Presentverb

To pass over, esp. in a ceremonious manner; to give in charge or possession; to deliver; to make over.

‘So ladies in romance assist their knight,Present the spear, and arm him for the fight.’;

Presentverb

To make a gift of; to bestow; to give, generally in a formal or ceremonious manner; to grant; to confer.

‘My last, least offering, I present thee now.’;

Presentverb

Hence: To endow; to bestow a gift upon; to favor, as with a donation; also, to court by gifts.

‘Octavia presented the poet for him admirable elegy on her son Marcellus.’;

Presentverb

To present; to personate.

Presentverb

To nominate to an ecclesiastical benefice; to offer to the bishop or ordinary as a candidate for institution.

‘The patron of a church may present his clerk to a parsonage or vicarage; that is, may offer him to the bishop of the diocese to be instituted.’;

Presentverb

To nominate for support at a public school or other institution .

Presentverb

To appear at the mouth of the uterus so as to be perceptible to the finger in vaginal examination; - said of a part of an infant during labor.

Presentnoun

the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech;

‘that is enough for the present’; ‘he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow’;

Presentnoun

something presented as a gift;

‘his tie was a present from his wife’;

Presentnoun

a verb tense that expresses actions or states at the time of speaking

Presentverb

show or demonstrate something to an interested audience;

‘She shows her dogs frequently’; ‘We will demo the new software in Washington’;

Presentverb

bring forward and present to the mind;

‘We presented the arguments to him’; ‘We cannot represent this knowledge to our formal reason’;

Presentverb

perform (a play), especially on a stage;

‘we are going to stage `Othello'’;

Presentverb

hand over formally

Presentverb

introduce;

‘This poses an interesting question’;

Presentverb

give, especially as a reward;

‘bestow honors and prizes at graduation’;

Presentverb

give as a present; make a gift of;

‘What will you give her for her birthday?’;

Presentverb

deliver (a speech, oration, or idea);

‘The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students’;

Presentverb

cause to come to know personally;

‘permit me to acquaint you with my son’; ‘introduce the new neighbors to the community’;

Presentverb

represent in a painting, drawing, sculpture, or verbally;

‘The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting’;

Presentverb

present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize;

‘We confronted him with the evidence’; ‘He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions’; ‘An enormous dilemma faces us’;

Presentverb

formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.

Presentverb

recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position;

‘When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute’;

Presentadjective

temporal sense; intermediate between past and future; now existing or happening or in consideration;

‘the present leader’; ‘articles for present use’; ‘the present topic’; ‘the present system’; ‘present observations’; ‘time past’; ‘his youth is past’; ‘this past Thursday’; ‘the past year’;

Presentadjective

spatial sense; being or existing in a specified place;

‘the murderer is present in this room’; ‘present at the wedding’; ‘present at the creation’;

Present

The present (or here and now) is the time that is associated with the events perceived directly and in the first time, not as a recollection (perceived more than once) or a speculation (predicted, hypothesis, uncertain). It is a period of time between the past and the future, and can vary in meaning from being an instant to a day or longer.

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