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    propose - Dictionary definition and meaning for word propose

    Definition
    (verb) make a proposal, declare a plan for something
    Synonyms : advise , suggest
    Example Sentence
    • the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax
    Definition
    (verb) present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.
    Synonyms : project
    Example Sentence
    • He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism
    • She proposed a new theory of relativity
    Definition
    (verb) propose or intend
    Synonyms : aim , purport , purpose
    Example Sentence
    • I aim to arrive at noon
    Definition
    (verb) put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
    Synonyms : nominate
    Example Sentence
    • The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission
    Definition
    (verb) ask (someone) to marry you
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for propose

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