propose


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  • verb

Synonyms for propose

intend

offer marriage

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Synonyms for propose

to state, as an idea, for consideration

to have in mind as a goal or purpose

Synonyms for propose

present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.

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propose or intend

ask (someone) to marry you

References in classic literature ?
When we leave this house, I propose that we shall go back to the school in London, which is still prosperously directed by my elder sister.
This intrepid discoverer proposes to traverse all Africa from east to west IN A BALLOON.
Now in Petersburg, having considered the Rostovs' position and his own, he decided that the time had come to propose.
At first it seemed strange that the son of an obscure Livonian gentleman should propose marriage to a Countess Rostova; but Berg's chief characteristic was such a naive and good natured egotism that the Rostovs involuntarily came to think it would be a good thing, since he himself was so firmly convinced that it was good, indeed excellent.
I can put into your hands a paper which he himself drew up, stating conditions; and you can propose his renewed acceptance of them.
I propose that we allow them a month to themselves, and that we arrange to meet them afterwards in the North of Italy-- say at Venice.
I venture, therefore, to propose that a small bell be procured, and attached by a ribbon round the neck of the Cat.
Our friend Maston is always at his jokes, even in serious matters," cried the major; "but let him make his mind easy, I am going presently to propose gunpowder enough to satisfy his artillerist's propensities.
I shall surprise our friend Maston, then, by stigmatizing his calculations as timid; and I propose to double his 800,000 pounds of powder.
I propose to tell you--in the first place--what is known of the manner in which your cousin met his death; appending to the statement such inferences and conclusions as we are justified (according to my opinion) in drawing from the facts.
The author proposes some improvements, which are honourably received.
Applicants are asked to propose evaluation of potential clinical usefulness of molecular signatures already developed using a variety of molecular analysis technologies including DNA, RNA or protein-based technologies.
In a settlement agreement, EPA agreed to review and, if necessary, propose new PM and O standards by November 1996, and to finalize standards by June 28, 1997.
Applicants may propose to define critical components in the signature, to confirm that the selected components continue to provide the desired clinical information, and to develop robust assays for measuring those components.
The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) voted unanimously to propose for public comment certain ethics and independence rules on tax services.