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Definition 1: a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where proffer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse

Synonyms for proffer in the sense of this definition

(proffer is a kind of ...) something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

(... is a kind of proffer ) an indirect suggestion

"not a breath of scandal ever touched her"

(... is a kind of proffer ) a suggestion of some quality

"there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone" "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"

(... is a kind of proffer ) a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others

"she rejected his advances"

Definition 2: present for acceptance or rejection - [verb of possession]

Samples where proffer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She offered us all a cold drink

Synonyms for proffer in the sense of this definition

(proffer is a kind of ...) transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody

"I gave her my money" "can you give me lessons?" "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"

(... is a kind of proffer ) proffer (a body part)

"She gave her hand to her little sister"

(... is a kind of proffer ) make a tender of; in legal settlements

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