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intend

offer marriage

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to state, as an idea, for consideration

to have in mind as a goal or purpose

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present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.

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propose or intend

ask (someone) to marry you

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It proposes to do away with poverty and the suffering that it entails.
It is to be regretted that a portion of our community should be practically in slavery, but to propose to solve the problem by enslaving the entire community is childish.
Numerous inventors of mechanism applicable to the guidance of balloons came to propose their systems, but he would accept none; and, when he was asked whether he had discovered something of his own for that purpose, he constantly refused to give any explanation, and merely busied himself more actively than ever with the preparations for his journey.
I have business to-day in Ipswich,' I said, 'and I propose returning to Aldborough (if I can get back in time) this evening.
I propose, in a series of papers, to discuss the following interesting particulars:
Since then we propose to inquire what civil society is of all others best for those who have it in their power to live entirely as they wish, it is necessary to examine into the polity of those states which are allowed to be well governed; and if there should be any others which some persons have described, and which appear properly regulated, to note what is right and useful in them; and when we point out wherein they have failed, let not this be imputed to an affectation of wisdom, for it is because there are great defects in all those which are already 'established, that I have been induced to undertake this work.
Among the men who very soon became frequent visitors at the Rostovs' house in Petersburg were Boris, Pierre whom the count had met in the street and dragged home with him, and Berg who spent whole days at the Rostovs' and paid the eldest daughter, Countess Vera, the attentions a young man pays when he intends to propose.
Now in Petersburg, having considered the Rostovs' position and his own, he decided that the time had come to propose.
It is not possible to carry out your wish in the way you propose, my dear.
I can put into your hands a paper which he himself drew up, stating conditions; and you can propose his renewed acceptance of them.
Billy Andrews had got his sister to propose for him because his father had given him the upper farm; and if Anne wouldn't "have him" Nettie Blewett would.
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 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.