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Proposal vs. Offer

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  • Proposal (noun)

    Something which is proposed, or offered for consideration or acceptance

  • Proposal (noun)

    A scheme or design

    "proposals for the construction of a new building"

  • Proposal (noun)

    The terms or conditions proposed

    "to make proposals for a treaty of peace"

  • Proposal (noun)

    The document on which such a thing is written.

  • Proposal (noun)

    The act of asking someone to be one's spouse; an offer of marriage

  • Offer (noun)

    A proposal that has been made.

    "What's in his offer?"

  • Offer (noun)

    Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.

    "His offer was $3.50 per share."

  • Offer (noun)

    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."

  • Offer (noun)

    agent noun of off

  • Offer (verb)

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

  • Offer (verb)

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

  • Offer (verb)

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

    "She offered to help with her homework."

  • Offer (verb)

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

    "Everybody offered an opinion."

  • Offer (verb)

    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."

  • Offer (verb)

    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."

  • Offer (verb)

    To happen, to present itself.

  • Offer (verb)

    To make an attempt; typically used with at.

  • Offer (verb)

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

    "to offer violence to somebody"

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  • Proposal (noun)

    That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.

  • Proposal (noun)

    The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.

  • Offer

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

  • Offer

    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.

  • Offer

    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.

  • Offer

    To attempt; to undertake.

  • Offer

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

  • Offer

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

  • Offer (verb)

    To present itself; to be at hand.

  • Offer (verb)

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

  • Offer (noun)

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

  • Offer (noun)

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

  • Offer (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
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  • Proposal (noun)

    something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

  • Proposal (noun)

    an offer of marriage

  • Proposal (noun)

    the act of making a proposal;

    "they listened to her proposal"

  • Offer (noun)

    the verbal act of offering;

    "a generous offer of assistance"

  • Offer (noun)

    something offered (as a proposal or bid);

    "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"

  • Offer (noun)

    a usually brief attempt;

    "he took a crack at it"

    "I gave it a whirl"

  • Offer (verb)

    make available or accessible, provide or furnish;

    "The conference center offers a health spa"

    "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"

  • Offer (verb)

    present for acceptance or rejection;

    "She offered us all a cold drink"

  • Offer (verb)

    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"

  • Offer (verb)

    put forward for consideration;

    "He offered his opinion"

  • Offer (verb)

    offer verbally;

    "extend my greetings"

    "He offered his sympathy"

  • Offer (verb)

    make available for sale;

    "The stores are offering specials on sweaters this week"

  • Offer (verb)

    propose a payment;

    "The Swiss dealer offered $2 million for the painting"

  • Offer (verb)

    produce or introduce on the stage;

    "The Shakespeare Company is offering `King Lear' this month"

  • Offer (verb)

    present as an act of worship;

    "offer prayers to the gods"

  • Offer (verb)

    mount or put up;

    "put up a good fight"

    "offer resistance"

  • Offer (verb)

    make available; provide;

    "extend a loan"

    "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"

  • Offer (verb)

    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"

  • Offer (verb)

    threaten to do something;

    "I offered to leave the committee if they did not accept my proposal"

Princeton's WordNet
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