Definitions for propose

Definitions for (verb) propose

Main entry: 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

Main entry: propose, purport, purpose, aim

Definition: propose or intend

Usage: I aim to arrive at noon

Main entry: advise, suggest, propose

Definition: make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Usage: the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

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