- to suggest for consideration; propose.
- to present before a jury or judge; plead for or request (an official decision).
Origin of propone
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Related Words for proponingadopt, suggest, pick, wish, put, promote, select, choose, urge, offer, nominate, request, introduce, submit, recommend, ask, set, give, turn, present
- Scot to propose or put forward, esp before a court
Word Origin for propone
C14: from Latin prōpōnere to propose
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"propose," late 14c., from Latin proponere "to put forth" (see propound). Related: Proponed; proponing; proponement.
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