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1. proposal

noun. ['prəˈpoʊzəl'] something proposed (such as a plan or assumption).

Synonyms

  • content
  • proposition
  • introduction
  • counterproposal
  • advice
  • hypothesis
  • question
  • motion
  • subject matter
  • proffer
  • suggestion
  • substance
  • re-introduction

Antonyms

  • universal
  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • propose (English)
  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Proposal

  • disposal
  • rosell
  • rosel
  • nosal
  • kozol
  • kozel
  • ozal

How do you pronounce proposal?

Pronounce proposal as prəˈpoʊzəl.

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Sentences with proposal


1. Noun, singular or mass
For a proposal in a dining room, cover the table with a satin tablecloth.

Quotes about proposal


1. I really don't see anything romantic in proposing. It is very romantic to be in love. But there is nothing romantic about a definite proposal. Why, one may be accepted. One usually is, I believe. Then the excitement is all over. The very essence of romance is uncertainty. If ever I get married, I'll certainly try to forget the fact.
- Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

2. proposal

noun. ['prəˈpoʊzəl'] an offer of marriage.

Synonyms

  • question
  • marriage proposal
  • marriage offer
  • offer
  • proposal of marriage

Antonyms

  • discontented
  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • propose (English)
  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)

3. proposal

noun. ['prəˈpoʊzəl'] the act of making a proposal.

Synonyms

  • speech act
  • presentation

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • belief
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • propose (English)
  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)
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