offer

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1. The lowest price that any investor or dealer has declared that he/she will sell a given security or commodity for. For over-the-counter stocks, the offer is the best quoted price at which a Market Maker is willing to sell a stock. For mutual funds, the offer is the net asset value plus any sales charges. also called asked price or asking price or offering price or ask.
2. To express a desire to enter into an arrangement or contract with another party.

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A couple was interested in buying a house from the bank but the banks lowest possible offer was too high for the couple to afford.

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Before purchasing stocks, I looked at offers from multiple dealers and investors to ensure that I was getting the best deal.

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The offer on the table was the final offer to be made so it was up to the executive to decide.

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