1 something produced for other people
latest, new, recent

the hot dog vendor's standard offerings of mustard, relish and ketchup


Suzuki's latest innovative offering could well be the road to take.

literary, musical

Her latest literary offering is full of tales of murder and deception.

initial public (abbreviated to IPO), share (esp. BrE), stock (esp. AmE) (all business)

The insurance company raised $854 million in its initial public offering.

broaden, enhance, expand

We are expanding our offering to include smaller, less expensive prints.


Microsoft launched its newest offering.

include sth, range from sth to sth

The company's offerings range from the very cheap to the hideously expensive.

offering from

The latest offering from this young band is their best album yet.

offering to

our offerings to consumers

2 something given to a god
burned, sacrificial, votive
peace (figurative)

I think the present she sent you was intended as a peace offering.


Look, I've brought a peace offering.

offering of

offerings of food

offering to

They made sacrificial offerings to the gods.

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