verb (used with object)
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Origin of propound
OTHER WORDS FROM propoundpro·pound·er, nounun·pro·pound·ed, adjective
Words nearby propound
Example sentences from the Web for propound
“This is actually propounding universal, population-level mask-wearing,” Gandhi says.Wearing a mask could protect you from COVID-19 in more ways than you think|Kat Eschner|September 10, 2020|Popular Science
It's just too tempting to use cable TV's monologue format to propound comfortable dogma and ignore unsettling counter-evidence.
Nevertheless, if I would gain credence I must propound a plain tale.The Message|Louis Tracy
I propound it for discussion in the following form: Has the Moon ever been inhabited?All Around the Moon|Jules Verne
His importance is that he was the first to propound the question, not that he gave any rational reply to it.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
Also, I want to propound a tiny little scheme of my own which I think will appeal to you.The War-Workers|E.M. Delafield
Each one has his own nostrum to propound, and in the Babel of voices nothing is done.The Life and Letters of Lewis Carroll|Stuart Dodgson Collingwood
British Dictionary definitions for propound
- to produce (a will or similar instrument) to the proper court or authority in order for its validity to be established
- (of an executor) to bring (an action to obtain probate) in solemn form