offering: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ô'fur-ing, of'ur-), [key]
— n.
  1. something offered in worship or devotion, as to a deity; an oblation or sacrifice.
  2. a contribution given to or through the church for a particular purpose, as at a religious service.
  3. anything offered as a gift.
  4. something presented for inspection or sale.
  5. a sale: our spring offering of furniture.
  6. the act of one who offers.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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