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1. propose

verb. ['prəˈpoʊz'] make a proposal, declare a plan for something.

Synonyms

  • proposition
  • state
  • suggest
  • throw out
  • advise
  • submit
  • advocate
  • put forward
  • make a motion
  • urge
  • recommend
  • move
  • declare
  • feed back
  • advance

Antonyms

  • maturity
  • separation
  • motion
  • inaction

Etymology

  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)

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Example sentences of the word propose


1. Verb, base form
You must know what you want to propose and what your ultimate goal is.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Let the reviewers know exactly how you propose to carry out the plan.

3. Adjective
Choose the propose marriage option when it appears and both of you are happy and have your needs fulfilled.

Quotes containing the word propose


1. What men have called friendship is only a social arrangement, a mutual adjustment of interests, an interchange of services given and received; it is, in sum, simply a business from which those involved propose to derive a steady profit for their own self-love.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

2. Logic is one thing, the human animal another. You can quite easily propose a logical solution to something and at the same time hope in your heart of hearts it won't work out.
- Luigi Pirandello

3. Mr. Bradford,"she said. "I'm not going to propose to you."The twinkle in Mr. Bradford's eyes faded. So did his smile. He managed to keep it on his face. It looked painful."Oh,"he said."Mr. Bradford?""Yes?""Would you mind it so very much if...you know...you proposed to me?"The light in Mr. Bradford's eyes jumped to life. He beamed so largely it almost wasn't crooked."If you want.
- Heather Dixon, Entwined

2. propose

verb. ['prəˈpoʊz'] present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc..

Synonyms

  • plan
  • project
  • offer

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • imperfection

Etymology

  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)

3. propose

verb. ['prəˈpoʊz'] propose or intend.

Synonyms

  • intend
  • mean
  • purpose
  • think
  • purport

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • activity
  • action
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)

4. propose

verb. ['prəˈpoʊz'] put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position.

Synonyms

  • select
  • put forward
  • put up
  • take
  • choose
  • nominate

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • nonbeing
  • activeness
  • utopia

Etymology

  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)

5. propose

verb. ['prəˈpoʊz'] ask (someone) to marry you.

Synonyms

  • pop the question
  • offer
  • request

Antonyms

  • heterozygosity
  • immaturity
  • order
  • being

Etymology

  • proposer (Anglo-Norman)
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