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proffer

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of proffer

  1. something which is presented for consideration a generous proffer of his baronial estate for the charity gala Synonyms offer, proposal, proposition, suggestionRelated Words counteroffer, counterproposal, countersuggestion; feeler, overture; motion; advancement, nomination, recommendation; bid, presentation, submission, submittal, tender; arrangement, game, ground plan, layout, line, plan, plot, project, strategy, system; conception, idea, notion, theory, thought

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proffer

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of proffer

  1. 1 to put before another for acceptance or consideration proffered his assistance in helping the two sides reach a compromise Synonyms extend, give, offer, tender, trot outRelated Words pose, propose; hold out; give in, submit; volunteerNear Antonyms accept, receive, take; accredit, approbate, approve, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, warrant; decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurn; retract, withdraw; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook

  2. 2 to set before the mind for consideration proffered a novel solution for getting themselves out of debt Synonyms advance, bounce, offer, pose, propose, propound, suggest, voteRelated Words move; nominate, recommend; present, submit, tender, trot out; file, lay, lodge; arrange, calculate, chart, contrive, cover, frame, map, plan, plot, shape


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