Etymology
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offering (n.)

Middle English offring, from late Old English offrung "the presenting of something to a deity; a thing so presented," verbal noun from offrian "to show, exhibit; to bring an oblation" (see offer (v.)). Of presentations to a person, from mid-15c.; to the public (entertainment, a publication, items for sale, etc.), from 1834.

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Definitions of offering

offering (n.)
something offered (as a proposal or bid);
noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds
Synonyms: offer
offering (n.)
money contributed to a religious organization;
offering (n.)
the verbal act of offering;
Synonyms: offer
offering (n.)
the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity;
Synonyms: oblation
From wordnet.princeton.edu