Offer vs. Suggest

Offer vs. Suggest — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Offer and Suggest

Offernoun

A proposal that has been made.

What's in his offer?

Suggestverb

(transitive) To imply but stop short of saying explicitly.

Are you suggesting that I killed my wife?

Offernoun

Something put forth, bid, proffered or tendered.

His offer was $3.50 per share.

Suggestverb

To make one suppose; cause one to suppose (something).

The name "hamburger" suggests that hamburgers originated from Hamburg.

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.

Suggestverb

(transitive) To mention something as an idea, typically in order to recommend it

I’d like to suggest that we go out to lunch.I’d like to suggest going out to lunch.The guidebook suggests that we visit the local cathedral, which is apparently beautiful.
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Offernoun

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

Suggestverb

To seduce; to prompt to evil; to tempt.

Offerverb

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

Suggestverb

make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Offerverb

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

Suggestverb

imply as a possibility;

The evidence suggests a need for more clarification
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Offerverb

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

She offered to help with her homework.

Suggestverb

drop a hint; intimate by a hint

Offerverb

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

Everybody offered an opinion.

Suggestverb

suggest the necessity of an intervention; in medicine;

Tetracycline is indicated in such cases

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.

Suggestverb

call to mind or evoke

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.

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

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 itI gave it a whirl

Offerverb

make available or accessible, provide or furnish;

The conference center offers a health spaThe 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 homeI 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 greetingsHe 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 fightoffer resistance

Offerverb

make available; provide;

extend a loanThe bank offers a good deal on new mortgages

Offerverb

ask (someone) to marry you;

he popped the question on Sunday nightshe proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two monthsThe 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