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1 propose

Make a proposal, declare a plan for something:
— The senator proposed to abolish the sales tax.

synonyms: advise, suggest.

Roget 514: suppose, conjecture, surmise, suspect, guess, divine; theorize; presume, presurmise, presuppose; assume, fancy, wis, take it; ... show more

Roget 535: assert; make an assertion etc. n.; have one's say; say, affirm, predicate, declare, state; protest, profess.    put forth, ... show more

Dutch: proponeren, voorstellen

2 propose

Present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.:
— He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism.
— She proposed a new theory of relativity.

synonym: project.

Roget 620: intend, purpose, design, mean; have to; propose to oneself; harbor a design; have in view, have in contemplation, have in one's eye, have in petto; have an eye to.    bid for, labor for; ... show more

3 propose

Propose or intend.

synonyms: aim, purport, purpose.

4 propose

Put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position.

synonym: nominate.

Dutch: benoemen, nomineren

5 propose

Ask (someone) to marry you:
— She proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months.

synonyms: declare oneself, offer, pop the question.

Roget 763: offer, proffer, present, tender; bid; propose, move; make a motion, make advances; start; invite, hold out, place in one's way, put forward.    ... show more

Roget 902: caress, fondle, pet, dandle; pat, pat on the head, pat on the cheek; chuck under the chin, smile upon, coax, wheedle, cosset, coddle, cocker, ... show more

Dutch: uithuwelijken

Moby thesaurus: advance, advise, advocate, aim, aim at, ask, aspire after, aspire to, assert, be after, become engaged, bid, brief, bring before, bring forward, bring up, broach, call attention to, coach, come up with ... show more.

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