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Quote vs. Offer

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Quotenoun

A quotation, statement attributed to someone else.

Offernoun

A proposal that has been made.

‘What's in his offer?’;

Quotenoun

A quotation mark.

Offernoun

Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.

‘His offer was $3.50 per share.’;

Quotenoun

A summary of work to be done with a set price.

‘After going over the hefty quotes, the board decided it was cheaper to have the project executed by its own staff.’;

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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Quotenoun

A price set for a financial security or commodity.

Offernoun

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

Quoteverb

(transitive) To repeat someone’s exact words.

Offerverb

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

Quoteverb

(transitive) To prepare a summary of work to be done and set a price.

Offerverb

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

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Quoteverb

To name the current price, notably of a financial security.

Offerverb

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

‘She offered to help with her homework.’;

Quoteverb

(intransitive) To indicate verbally or by equivalent means the start of a quotation.

Offerverb

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

‘Everybody offered an opinion.’;

Quoteverb

(archaic) To observe, to take account of.

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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Quoteverb

To cite, as a passage from some author; to name, repeat, or adduce, as a passage from an author or speaker, by way of authority or illustration; as, to quote a passage from Homer.

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.’;

Quoteverb

To cite a passage from; to name as the authority for a statement or an opinion; as, to quote Shakespeare.

Offerverb

(intransitive) To happen, to present itself.

Quoteverb

To name the current price of.

Offerverb

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

Quoteverb

To notice; to observe; to examine.

Offerverb

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

‘to offer violence to somebody’;

Quoteverb

To set down, as in writing.

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.’;

Quotenoun

A note upon an author.

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.’;

Quotenoun

a punctuation mark used to attribute the enclosed text to someone else

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.

Quotenoun

a passage or expression that is quoted or cited

Offerverb

To attempt; to undertake.

‘All that offer to defend him.’;

Quoteverb

repeat a passage from;

‘He quoted the Bible to her’;

Offerverb

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

Quoteverb

name the price of;

‘quote prices for cars’;

Offerverb

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

Quoteverb

refer to for illustration or proof;

‘He said he could quote several instances of this behavior’;

Offerverb

To present itself; to be at hand.

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

Quoteverb

put quote marks around;

‘Here the author is quoting his colleague’;

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.’;

Quoteverb

repeat or copy out (words from a text or speech written or spoken by another person)

‘he quoted from the scriptures’; ‘I realized she was quoting passages from Shakespeare’;

Offernoun

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

Quoteverb

repeat a statement by (someone)

‘a military spokesman was quoted as saying that the border was now quiet’;

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.’;

Quoteverb

mention or refer to (someone or something) to provide evidence or authority for a statement or opinion

‘the examples quoted above could be multiplied from case studies from all over England’;

Offernoun

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

Quoteverb

put forward or describe someone or something as being

‘heavy teaching loads are often quoted as a bad influence on research’;

Offernoun

the verbal act of offering;

‘a generous offer of assistance’;

Quoteverb

give someone (the estimated price of a job or service)

‘a garage quoted him £30’;

Offernoun

something offered (as a proposal or bid);

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

Quoteverb

name at (specified odds)

‘he is quoted as 9–2 favourite to score the first goal of the match’;

Offernoun

a usually brief attempt;

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

Quoteverb

give (a company) a quotation or listing on a stock exchange

‘a British conglomerate quoted on the London Stock Exchange’;

Offerverb

make available or accessible, provide or furnish;

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

Quotenoun

a quotation from a text or speech

‘a quote from Wordsworth’;

Offerverb

present for acceptance or rejection;

‘She offered us all a cold drink’;

Quotenoun

a quotation giving the estimated cost for a particular job or service

‘quotes from different insurance companies’;

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’;

Quotenoun

a price offered by a market-maker for the sale or purchase of a stock or other security

‘quotes for North Sea Brent were rising’;

Offerverb

put forward for consideration;

‘He offered his opinion’;

Quotenoun

a quotation or listing of a company on a stock exchange.

Offerverb

offer verbally;

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

Quotenoun

quotation marks

‘use double quotes around precise phrases you wish to search for’;

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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