Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section II. Special Intersocial Volition

763. Offer.

   NOUN:OFFER, proffer, presentation, tender, bid, overture; proposal, proposition; motion, invitation; candidature, candidacy; offering (gift) [See Giving].
   VERB:OFFER, proffer, present, tender; bid; propose, move; make a motion, make advances; start; invite, hold out, place in one’s way; put -, place- at one’s disposal; put in one’s power, make possible, put forward.
  hawk about; offer for sale [See Sale]; press (request) [See Request]; go a-begging; lay at one’s feet.
  VOLUNTEER, come forward, be a candidate; offer -, present- oneself; stand for, bid for; seek; be at one’s service.
  BRIBE (give) [See Giving]; grease the palm [slang].
   ADJECTIVE:OFFERING, offered &c. v.; in the market, for sale, to let, disengaged, on hire; at one’s disposal.
  1. Take the goods the gods provide thee.—Dryden
  2. The gods to-day stand friendly.—Julius Cæsar