Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (v. t.) To present, as an act of worship; to immolate; to sacrifice; to present in prayer or devotion; -- often with up.
2. (v. t.) To bring to or before; to hold out to; to present for acceptance or rejection; as, to offer a present, or a bribe; to offer one's self in marriage.
3. (v. t.) To present in words; to proffer; to make a proposal of; to suggest; as, to offer an opinion. With the infinitive as an objective: To make an offer; to declare one's willingness; as, he offered to help me.
4. (v. t.) To attempt; to undertake.
5. (v. t.) To bid, as a price, reward, or wages; as, to offer a guinea for a ring; to offer a salary or reward.
6. (v. t.) To put in opposition to; to manifest in an offensive way; to threaten; as, to offer violence, attack, etc.
7. (v. i.) To present itself; to be at hand.
8. (v. i.) To make an attempt; to make an essay or a trial; -- used with at.
9. (n.) The act of offering, bringing forward, proposing, or bidding; a proffer; a first advance.
10. (v. t.) That which is offered or brought forward; a proposal to be accepted or rejected; a sum offered; a bid.
11. (v. t.) Attempt; endeavor; essay; as, he made an offer to catch the ball.