Etymology
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proffer (v.)

c. 1300, proffren, "present oneself, appear; hand over;" mid-14c., "to make an offer or proposal," from Anglo-French profrier (mid-13c.), Old French poroffrir (11c.), from por- "forth" (from Latin pro; see pro-) + offrir "to offer," from Latin offerre (see offer (v.)). Related: Proffered; proffering. As a noun, "an offer made, something proposed for acceptance by another," from late 14c.

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Definitions of proffer
1
proffer (v.)
present for acceptance or rejection;
Synonyms: offer
2
proffer (n.)
a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection;
Synonyms: suggestion / proposition
From wordnet.princeton.edu