Definition of offering :
1. A sum of money offered, as in church service; as, a missionary offering. Specif.: ( Ch. of Eng.) Personal tithes payable according to custom, either at certain seasons as Christmas or Easter, or on certain occasions as marriages or christenings.
2. of Offer
3. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.
4. The act of an offerer; a proffering.
giving (part of speech: verb)
delivering, funding, awarding, serving, consigning, doling, ascribing, helping, attributing, supplying, allotting, dispensing, assigning, assisting, sharing, pledging, devoting, showering, expending, lending, disbursing, paying, donating, allowing, contributing, bequeathing, providing, rationing, lavishing, furnishing, sending
gift (part of speech: noun)
oblation (part of speech: noun)
offer (part of speech: noun)
offering (part of speech: verb)
- " To Bleiberg, your Highness," he cried, at the same time offering the bottle, which the prince did not hesitate to empty. - "The Puppet Crown", Harold MacGrath.
- I had no friends to say good- bye to, and quite late in the evening I merely ran in and kissed my aunt, and received eight hundred pounds in English notes, her offering to the cause, which I was to deliver to the general. - "Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker", S. Weir Mitchell.
- Packard waited for him to go on, offering no comment. - "Man to Man", Jackson Gregory.