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Burnt offering

  • something offered and burnt on an altar, as an atonement for sin; a sacrifice. The offerings of the Jews were a clean animal, as an ox, a calf, a goat, or a sheep; or some vegetable substance, as bread, or ears of wheat or barley. Called also burnt sacrifice. 2 Sam. xxiv. 22.
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Burnt offering, Drink offering

  • etc. See under Burnt. etc.
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contract offer

  • noun offer by an employer to contract to pay an employee at a given rate
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Drink offering

  • (Script.), an offering of wine, etc., in the Jewish religious service.
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heave offering

Heave" of`fer*ing
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  1. (Jewish Antiq.) An offering or oblation heaved up or elevated before the altar, as the shoulder of the peace offering. See Wave offering. Ex. xxix. 27.
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initial offering

  • noun a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
    IPO; initial offering.
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initial public offering

  • noun a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
    IPO; initial offering.
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marriage offer

  • noun an offer of marriage
    marriage proposal; proposal; proposal of marriage.
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Meat offering

  • (Script.), an offering of food, esp. of a cake made of flour with salt and oil.
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offer price

  • noun (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to sell a certain security
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offer up

  • verb present as an act of worship
    offer.
    • offer prayers to the gods
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Peace offering

  • noun something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
    olive branch.
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  • . (a) (Jewish Antiq.) A voluntary offering to God in token of devout homage and of a sense of friendly communion with Him . (b) A gift or service offered as satisfaction to an offended person.
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religious offering

  • noun the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
    Oblation.
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rights offering

  • noun an offering of common stock to existing shareholders who hold subscription rights or pre-emptive rights that entitle them to buy newly issued shares at a discount from the price at which they will be offered to the public later
    rights issue.
    • the investment banker who handles a rights offering usually agrees to buy any shares not bought by shareholders
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Sin offering

  • a sacrifice for sin; something offered as an expiation for sin.
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tender offer

  • noun an offer to buy shares in a corporation (usually above the market price) for cash or securities or both
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Thank offering

  • noun an offering made as an expression of thanks
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  • an offering made as an expression of thanks.
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Trespass offering

  • (Jewish Antiq.), an offering in expiation of a trespass.
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Votive offering

  • an offering in fulfillment of a religious vow, as of one's person or property.
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Wave offering

  • an offering made in the Jewish services by waving the object, as a loaf of bread, toward the four cardinal points. Num. xviii. 11.
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Wood offering

  • wood burnt on the altar.
    We cast the lots . . . for the wood offering. Neh. x. 34.
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