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Proposal vs. Offer

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Proposalnoun

Something which is proposed, or offered for consideration or acceptance

Offernoun

A proposal that has been made.

‘What's in his offer?’;

Proposalnoun

A scheme or design

‘proposals for the construction of a new building’;

Offernoun

Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.

‘His offer was $3.50 per share.’;

Proposalnoun

The terms or conditions proposed

‘to make proposals for a treaty of peace’;

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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Proposalnoun

The document on which such a thing is written.

Offernoun

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

Proposalnoun

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

Offerverb

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

Proposalnoun

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

Offerverb

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

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Proposalnoun

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.

Offerverb

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

‘She offered to help with her homework.’;

Proposalnoun

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

Offerverb

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

‘Everybody offered an opinion.’;

Proposalnoun

something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

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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Proposalnoun

an offer of marriage

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.’;

Proposalnoun

the act of making a proposal;

‘they listened to her proposal’;

Offerverb

(intransitive) To happen, to present itself.

Offerverb

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

Offerverb

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

‘to offer violence to somebody’;

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.’;

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.’;

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.

Offerverb

To attempt; to undertake.

‘All that offer to defend him.’;

Offerverb

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

Offerverb

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

Offerverb

To present itself; to be at hand.

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

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.’;

Offernoun

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

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.’;

Offernoun

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

Offernoun

the verbal act of offering;

‘a generous offer of assistance’;

Offernoun

something offered (as a proposal or bid);

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

Offernoun

a usually brief attempt;

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

Offerverb

make available or accessible, provide or furnish;

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

Offerverb

present for acceptance or rejection;

‘She offered us all a cold drink’;

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’;

Offerverb

put forward for consideration;

‘He offered his opinion’;

Offerverb

offer verbally;

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

Offerverb

make available for sale;

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

Offerverb

propose a payment;

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

Offerverb

produce or introduce on the stage;

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

Offerverb

present as an act of worship;

‘offer prayers to the gods’;

Offerverb

mount or put up;

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

Offerverb

make available; provide;

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

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’;

Offerverb

threaten to do something;

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

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