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Synonyms for propose

Synonyms for (verb) propose

Synonyms: project, propose Definition: present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc. Usage: He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism; She proposed a new theory of relativity

Similar words: plan Definition: make plans for something Usage: He is planning a trip with his family

Synonyms: propose, purport, purpose, aim Definition: propose or intend Usage: I aim to arrive at noon

Similar words: intend, think, mean Definition: have in mind as a purpose Usage: I mean no harm; I only meant to help you; She didn't think to harm me; We thought to return early that night

Synonyms: advise, suggest, propose Definition: make a proposal, declare a plan for something Usage: the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Similar words: declare Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with

Synonyms: propose, pop the question, offer, declare oneself Definition: ask (someone) to marry you Usage: he popped the question on Sunday night; she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months; The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman

Similar words: request Definition: ask (a person) to do something Usage: She asked him to be here at noon; I requested that she type the entire manuscript

Synonyms: propose, nominate Definition: put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position Usage: The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

Similar words: select, choose, take, pick out Definition: pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives Usage: Take any one of these cards; Choose a good husband for your daughter; She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her