profer

v.

c.1300, "to utter, express," from Old French proferer (13c.) "utter, present verbally, pronounce," from Latin proferre "to bring forth, produce," figuratively "make known, publish, quote, utter." Sense confused with proffer. Related: Profered; profering.


Nearby words

  1. profane,
  2. profanely,
  3. profanity,
  4. profascist,
  5. profeminist,
  6. profert,
  7. profess,
  8. professed,
  9. professedly,
  10. profession

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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