An offer has many times, there are 7 kinds of an offer in contract law; 1. Express offer 2. Implied offer 3. General offer 4. Specific Offer 5. Cross Offer 6. Counter Offer 7. Standing Offer

1. Express Offer Express Offer's definition is provided in Section 9 of the Act, 'In so far as the proposal or acceptance of any promise is made in words, the promise is said to be express.'

2. Implied Offer The definition of an Implied Offer is also provided in Section 9 of the Act, 'In so far as such proposal or acceptance is made otherwise than in words, the promise is said to be implied.'

3. General Offer The general offer means an offer that is made to everyone. This type of offer is available in the world at large. This offer is can be acceptable to everyone.

4. Specific Offer A specific offer is an offer made to a specific person or specific group of persons. In this kind of offer the person to whom the offer is made, only that person can accept the offer.

5. Cross offer When two offer having the same conditions made by two persons crosses, they are cross-offers. The cross-offers are not valid offers. In Dickinson v/s Dodds, 1875, it was held that a third party may revoke the offer by communicating this to the offeree. But, the third party must be objectively reliable.

6. Counter-Offer The counter-offer is an offer that is made in the ignorance of the first offer made by the offeror to the offeree. A counter-offer can be made by the first offeree and offeror. Who makes the counter-offer become the offeror.

7. Standing Offer An Offer that is open for acceptance over some time is called a standing offer. For example, the tenders that are invited for the supply of goods is for a limited period, this is a kind of Standing Offer.