What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1[transitive] to let someone know that you will give them something if they want itoffer someone something:
They haven't offered me the job yet.offer something to someone:
He had offered cocaine to an undercover police officer.
- 2[transitive] to provide something such as a product or service
The department offers a course on Medieval Philosophy each year.
Smaller hotels often offer greater comfort at lower prices.offer someone something:
We'll be happy to offer you all the assistance we can.have a lot to offer (=to have many attractive features):
The city has a lot to offer the business traveller.
- 3[transitive] to give someone something that you think they need or deserve
A lot of people have offered us very useful advice.
Susan still hasn't offered an explanation for her absence.
the most usual way of offering something to someone or inviting them to do something
a more informal way of offering something to someone
a more formal way of asking someone if they would like something
used for offering someone something that you think they will enjoy
an informal way of asking someone if they would like something
used for offering something to a group of people
used especially when offering someone food or drink
used when asking someone what they would like, especially in a restaurant, bar or café
used as a polite way of accepting something that someone has offered you
used to say what you would like to eat or drink, especially in a restaurant
used for politely refusing something that someone has offered you
used for politely refusing food or drink that someone has offered you
an informal way of politely refusing food or drink that someone has offered you
This is the British English definition of offer. View American English definition of offer