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
But the example set by members of his own party puts the lie to such liberal-sounding propositions.
Later, he propositions Peggy once more, this time in her office.Mad Men’s ‘The Runaways’: Three-Way Sex and Self-Mutilation in the Craziest Episode Yet|Marlow Stern|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He brought me cookies his wife made and he propositions me while I'm eating one.What Porn Stars Want in 2014 (and Their Wildest Moments of Last Year)|Aurora Snow|January 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But over the past year, the evidence in support of all three propositions has just kept mounting.Fannie Mae Just Made a $59.3B Payment—and It’s All Deficit Reduction|Daniel Gross|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The eight marques that multiplied the overhead and muddied the value propositions of its brands have been streamlined to four.
Mr. Brownlow was in the street at the time they made propositions to shoot down other Union men.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
The question was, whether the propositions should be explained now, or after the house had gone into a committee.
Sir Robert Peel said that the discussion on the anticipated propositions was foreign to the question before the house.
Had he any measure of his own to propose, or was he willing to adopt the propositions of others?
These, then, are the methods commonly adopted for explaining terms and propositions.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
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)