from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put forward for consideration; set forth. See Synonyms at propose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To put forward; to offer for discussion or debate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To offer for consideration; to exhibit; to propose
- transitive v. To propose or name as a candidate for admission to communion with a church.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put forward; offer for consideration; offer; put or set, as a question; propose.
- Among Congregationalists, to propose or name as a candidate for admission to membership in a church.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. put forward, as of an idea
Alteration of propoune, from Middle English proponen, from Latin prōpōnere, to set forth; see propose.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Middle English proponen ("to put forward"), from Latin proponere ("to put forward"), from pro- ("before") + ponere ("to put") (Wiktionary)