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proffer

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verb prof·fer \ˈprä-fər\

Simple Definition of proffer

  • : to offer or give (something) to someone

Full Definition of proffer

prof·feredprof·fer·ing play \-f(ə-)riŋ\

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to present for acceptance :  tender, offer

Examples of proffer

  1. He proffered advice on how best to proceed.

  2. <proffered his assistance in helping the two sides reach a compromise>



Origin of proffer

Middle English profren, from Anglo-French profrer, proffrir, porofrir, from por- forth (from Latin pro-) + offrir to offer — more at pro-


First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with proffer


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proffer

noun prof·fer

Definition of proffer



Examples of proffer

  1. <a generous proffer of his baronial estate for the charity gala>



14th Century

First Known Use of proffer

14th century



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