Later, he propositions Peggy once more, this time in her office.
He brought me cookies his wife made and he propositions me while I'm eating one.
But over the past year, the evidence in support of all three propositions has just kept mounting.
Obama committed the U.S. to two propositions on Sunday, in his 60 Minutes interview.
The propositions that there is only one God, and that the substance of all things is only one, are with him identical.
"Listen, your propositions astound me," said Durtal with an effort.
The experience of the last war has shown that the propositions of the Empress of Russia were little more than a dead 151 letter.
The first paragraph of the Report, we apprehend, was intended to establish two propositions as facts;—viz.
propositions for changes in it must come from the people, or their representatives in Congress.
On these propositions we shall take the liberty of making a few observations.
mid-14c., "a setting forth as a topic for discussion," from Old French proposicion "proposal, submission, (philosophical) proposition" (12c.), from Latin propositionem (nominative propositio) "a setting forth, statement, a presentation, representation; fundamental assumption," noun of action from past participle stem of proponere (see propound). Meaning "action of proposing something to be done" is from late 14c. General sense of "matter, problem, undertaking" recorded by 1877. Related: Propositional.
1914, from proposition (n.); specifically of sexual favors from 1936. Related: Propositioned; propositioning.
An invitation or request for sexual favors; pass: He made a rude proposition and got his ears pinned back
To request sexual favors; COME ON TO someone, MAKE A PASS AT someone: He propositioned every woman at the party
[1924+; defined as ''a proposal of marriage'' in a 1908 source]