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Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)


Verb propose has 5 senses


proposev. t. [F. proposer; pref. pro- (L. pro for, forward) + poser to place. See Pose, v.].
  •  To set forth.  [1913 Webster]
    "That being proposed brimfull of wine, one scarce could lift it up."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To offer for consideration, discussion, acceptance, or adoption; as, to propose terms of peace; to propose a question for discussion; to propose an alliance; to propose a person for office.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To set before one's self or others as a purpose formed; hence, to purpose; to intend.  [1913 Webster]
    "I propose to relate, in several volumes, the history of the people of New England."  Palfrey.  [1913 Webster]
To propose to one's self, to intend; to design.
proposev. i. 
  •  To speak; to converse.  [1913 Webster]
    "There shalt thou find my cousin Beatrice,
    Proposing with the prince and Claudio.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To form or declare a purpose or intention; to lay a scheme; to design; as, man proposes, but God disposes.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To offer one's self in marriage.  [1913 Webster]
proposen. [F. propos, L. propositum. See Propound, Purpose, n.].
     Talk; discourse.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]


propose, v.
1 tr. (also absol.) put forward for consideration or as a plan.
2 tr. (usu. foll. by to + infin., or verbal noun) intend; purpose (propose to open a restaurant).
3 intr. (usu. foll. by to) offer oneself in marriage.
4 tr. nominate (a person) as a member of a society, for an office, etc.
5 tr. offer (a person's health, a person, etc.) as a subject for a toast.

proposer n.
ME f. OF proposer f. L proponere (as PROPOUND)



advance, advise, advocate, aim, aim at, ask, aspire after, aspire to, assert, be after, become engaged, bid, brief, bring before, bring forward, bring up, broach, call attention to, coach, come up with, commend to attention, confer, consult with, contemplate, counsel, design, designate, desire, destine, determine, direct, drive at, expect, go for, guide, harbor a design, have every intention, instruct, intend, introduce, kibitz, launch, lay before, lay down, make a motion, mean, meddle, mind, moot, move, name, name for office, nominate, offer, offer a resolution, open up, plan, pop the question, pose, posit, postulate, predicate, prefer, prescribe, present, proffer, project, proposition, propound, purport, purpose, put, put forth, put forward, put it to, put up, recommend, request, resolve, run, run for office, set before, set forth, solicit, start, submit, suggest, table, tender, think




VB intend, purpose, design, mean, have to, propose to oneself, harbor a design, have in view, have in contemplation, have in one's eye, have in petto, have an eye to, bid for, labor for, be after, aspire after, endeavor after, be at, aim at, drive at, point at, level at, aspire at, take aim, set before oneself, study to, take upon oneself, take into one's head, meditate, contemplate of, think of, dream of, talk of, premeditate, compass, calculate, destine, destinate, propose, project, have a mind to, desire, pursue.


VB offer, proffer, present, tender, bid, propose, move, make a motion, make advances, start, invite, hold out, place in one's way, put forward, hawk about, offer for sale, press, lay at one's feet, offer oneself, present oneself, volunteer, come forward, be a candidate, stand for, bid for, seek, be at one's service, go a begging, bribe.


VB caress, fondle, pet, dandle, pat, pat on the head, pat on the cheek, chuck under the chin, smile upon, coax, wheedle, cosset, coddle, cocker, cockle, make of, make much of, cherish, foster, kill with kindness, clasp, hug, cuddle, fold in one's arms, strain in one's arms, nestle, nuzzle, embrace, kiss, buss, smack, blow a kiss, salute, fold to the heart, press to the bosom, bill and coo, spoon, toy, dally, flirt, coquet, gallivant, galavant, philander, make love, pay one's court to, pay one's addresses to, pay one's attentions to, serenade, court, woo, set one's cap at, be sweet upon, look sweet upon, ogle, cast sheep's eyes upon, faire les yeux doux, fall in love with, win the affections, die for, propose, make an offer, have an offer, pop the question, plight one's troth, plight one's faith.


VB suppose, conjecture, surmise, suspect, guess, divine, theorize, presume, presurmise, presuppose, assume, fancy, wis, take it, give a guess, speculate, believe, dare say, take it into one's head, take for granted, imagine, put forth, propound, propose, start, put a case, submit, move, make a motion, hazard out, throw out a suggestion, put forward a suggestion, put forward conjecture, allude to, suggest, hint, put it into one's head, suggest itself, run in the head, marvel if, wonder if, wonder whether.


VB assert, make an assertion, have one's say, say, affirm, predicate, declare, state, protest, profess, put forth, put forward, advance, allege, propose, propound, enunciate, broach, set forth, hold out, maintain, contend, pronounce, pretend, depose, depone, aver, avow, avouch, asseverate, swear, make oath, take one's oath, make an affidavit, swear an affidavit, put in an affidavit, take one's Bible oath, kiss the book, vow, vitam impendere vero, swear till one is black in the face, swear till one is blue in the face, swear till all's blue, be sworn, call Heaven to witness, vouch, warrant, certify, assure, swear by bell book and candle, swear by, insist upon, take one's stand upon, emphasize, lay stress on, assert roundly, assert positively, lay down, lay down the law, raise one's voice, dogmatize, have the last word, rap out, repeat, reassert, reaffirm, announce, acknowledge, attest, adjure.

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