verb (used with object)
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Origin of proposition
synonym study for proposition
OTHER WORDS FROM propositionprop·o·si·tion·al, adjectiveprop·o·si·tion·al·ly, adverbun·der·prop·o·si·tion, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH propositionpreposition, proposition
Example sentences from the Web for proposition
Still, attempting to scale these kinds of advanced — and pricey — technologies is a difficult proposition and requires owners with patience and deep pockets.Hyundai reportedly in talks to buy SoftBank-owned Boston Dynamics|Brian Heater|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
Residents now have a real system by which they can hold the department accountable for allegations of misconduct, which was previously a scattershot proposition.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Meanwhile, the proposition is very much backed by the powerful SEIU-UHW health care labor union, which two years ago proposed a separate California ballot initiative targeting dialysis clinics that was heavily defeated.The state ballot measures the business community should watch in the 2020 election|reymashayekhi|October 28, 2020|Fortune
This was a particularly tough proposition, as the pandemic had shut down traditional productions.CNN, Tastemade and ForwardPMX are Digiday Marketing and Advertising Awards Europe shortlisters|Digiday Awards|October 27, 2020|Digiday
Until you get a different animal, a third party, it’s not a winning proposition either way.
"I got propositioned by a photographer...a male," Cooper, who began modeling at age ten, told the radio personality.Anderson Cooper Was Propositioned by a Photographer as a Child Model|Marina Watts|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She briefly described the exchange in a later podcast without revealing the identity of the man who propositioned her.
For me, it was the professor who I thought admired my writing until he propositioned me.
And it ties in so beautifully with his making no response, yes or no, when she propositioned him.The Galaxy Primes|Edward Elmer Smith
I don't think you were out of your head at all when you propositioned those two guys.A Woman's Place|Mark Irvin Clifton
British Dictionary definitions for proposition
- the content of a sentence that affirms or denies something and is capable of being true or false
- the meaning of such a sentence: I am warm always expresses the same proposition whoever the speaker isCompare statement (def. 8)