verb (used with object), pro·posed, pro·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), pro·posed, pro·pos·ing.
- propositional attitude,
- propositional calculus,
- propositional function,
Origin of propose
Examples from the Web for proposed
Rule 16(c) was a proposed change in the rules at the 1976 Republican Convention.
The scenario in which you are proposed to in public is very different to the one done in private.
Authorities blame anarchists protesting a proposed high-speed rail line called TAV that will link Turin and Lyon, France.
When I tried to persuade him to drop the title The Short Night, I proposed calling the picture Pursuit.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The CIA proposed new methods to the Justice Department, which were approved.CIA Interrogation Chief: ‘Rectal Feeding,’ Broken Limbs Are News to Me|Kimberly Dozier|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It will not be easy to imagine any third mode materially different, which could rationally be proposed.The Federalist Papers|Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison
Nan proposed to be our opera ticket buyer, as she is the most interested, but her mother objected.The Four Corners Abroad|Amy Ella Blanchard
The deputy postmaster general took a serious view of the effect of the proposed relinquishment of the inland postage.The History of the Post Office in British North America|William Smith
All, however, were ready to act, when a feasible plan should be proposed.My Bondage and My Freedom|Frederick Douglass
On the turn of the hill he proposed to stop, although he must have known that the descent was easy.The Velvet Glove|Henry Seton Merriman
Word Origin for propose
mid-14c., from Old French proposer "propose, advance, suggest" (12c.), from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + poser "put, place" (see pose (v.1)). Meaning "make an offer of marriage" is first recorded 1764. Related: Proposed; proposing. Cf. also propone, which coexisted with this word for a time.