Prof·fer v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proffered p. pr. & vb. n. Proffering.]
1. To offer for acceptance; to propose to give; to make a tender of; as, to proffer a gift; to proffer services; to proffer friendship.
I reck not what wrong that thou me profre. --Chaucer.
2. To essay or attempt of one's own accord; to undertake, or propose to undertake. [R.]
1. An offer made; something proposed for acceptance by another; a tender; as, proffers of peace or friendship.
He made a proffer to lay down his commission. --Clarendon.
2. Essay; attempt. [R.]
n : a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a
suggestion we couldn't refuse" [syn: suggestion, proposition]
v : present for acceptance or rejection; "She offered us all a
cold drink" [syn: offer]