Associations to the word «Proposed»


PROPOSE, verb. (transitive) To suggest a plan, course of action, etc.
PROPOSE, verb. (intransitive) (sometimes followed by to) To ask for a person's hand in marriage.
PROPOSE, verb. (transitive) To intend.
PROPOSE, verb. (obsolete) To talk; to converse.
PROPOSE, verb. (obsolete) To set forth.
PROPOSE, noun. (obsolete) An objective or aim.
PROPOSE A TOAST, verb. (idiomatic) An introductory phrase, preceding a brief accolade to someone or something, after which all present ceremonially sip their champagne (or dump their beverage on the floor to express disagreement.)

Dictionary definition

PROPOSE, verb. Make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax".
PROPOSE, verb. Present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity".
PROPOSE, verb. Propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon".
PROPOSE, verb. Put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position; "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission".
PROPOSE, verb. 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".

Wise words

Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
Thomas à Kempis