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
How to use proposition in a sentence
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
Is being awkwardly propositioned in an elevator by an Aspergers-afflicted scientist a first world complaint?
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.
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
And it ties in so beautifully with his making no response, yes or no, when she propositioned him.The Galaxy Primes|Edward Elmer Smith
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)