(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Present for acceptance
1. offer, proffer, presentation, tender, bid, overture, advance; ultimatum, last word, final offer; proposal, proposition, motion, invitation; asking price; candidature, candidacy; offering (see giving).Slang, come-on. See will, purchase, request.
2. bidder; by-bidder, Peter Funk. Slang, come-on man, capper.
1. offer, proffer, present, tender, extend, hold forth, bid, make an offer; suggest, propose, prefer, move, make a motion; advance, make advances; serve up; invite, hold out, submit, exhibit, put forward, put up; place in one's way or at one's disposal, lay at one's feet; offer for sale, hawk about; press, urge upon; furnish, propound, show, give.
2. offer or present oneself, volunteer, come forward, be a candidate, throw one's hat in the ring; stand for, seek; be at one's service; bribe (see payment).
Adjectives — offering, offered; on the market, for sale, to let, for hire.
Quotations — I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat (Winston Churchill), I'll make him an offer he can't refuse (Mario Puzo).
Antonyms, see request.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. proposal, presentation, proposition; see suggestion 1 .
1. [To present]
Syn. proffer, tender, administer, donate, put forth, advance, extend, submit, hold out, grant, allow, award, volunteer, accord, place at one's disposal, lay at one's feet*, put up*; see also contribute , give 1 .
Ant. refuse*, withhold, keep.
2. [To propose]
Syn. suggest, submit, advise; see propose 1 .
3. [To try]
Syn. attempt, endeavor, strive; see try 1 .
4. [To occur]
Syn. happen, present itself, appear; see occur to .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
proffer, proposal, proposition, overture, bid, tender, offering, submission.
proffer, present, tender, bid, propose, submit, put forward, advance, lay at one's feet, suggest, counteroffer.
ANT.: withdraw, renege, take back. see propose
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To put before another for acceptance: extend, present2, proffer, tender2, volunteer. Idioms: come forward with, lay at someone's feet, lay before. See OFFER. 2. To state, as an idea, for consideration: advance, pose, propose, propound, put forward, set forth, submit, suggest. See OFFER. 3. To make (something) readily available: afford, extend, provide. Idiom: place (or put) at one's disposal. See OFFER. 4. To make an offer of: bid. Informal: go. See OFFER. II noun 1. Something offered: bid, proffer, proposal, tender2. See OFFER. 2. A trying to do or make something: attempt, crack, effort, endeavor, essay, go, stab, trial, try. Informal: shot. Slang: take. Archaic: assay. See TRY.

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