[ pruh-pohn ]
/ prəˈpoʊn /

verb (used with object), pro·poned, pro·pon·ing. Scot.

to suggest for consideration; propose.
to present before a jury or judge; plead for or request (an official decision).

Origin of propone

1325–75; Middle English proponen < Latin prōpōnere to set forth, propound. See propose Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for proponing


/ (prəˈpon, -ˈpəʊn) /


Scot to propose or put forward, esp before a court

Word Origin for propone

C14: from Latin prōpōnere to propose
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Word Origin and History for proponing



"propose," late 14c., from Latin proponere "to put forth" (see propound). Related: Proponed; proponing; proponement.

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