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Definition of 'propose'


  1. make a proposal, declare a plan for something
       Synonyms: suggest advise
  2. present for consideration
       Synonyms: project
  3. propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon"
       Synonyms: aim purpose purport
  4. put forward; nominate for appointment to an office; "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"
       Synonyms: nominate
  5. ask (someone) to marry you; "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"
       Synonyms: declare oneself offer pop the question

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