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.
It is the men who propound agitating ideas and who revolutionize the character of nations, that are persecuted.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
I propose, therefore, O Phaedo, that you propound someone statement which all you who have been discussing the matter believe.The Inhumanity of Socialism|Edward F. Adams
"That is rather a dangerous theory to propound," said Mr. Orban.Queensland Cousins|Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
It is a strange folly in multitudes of us, to set ourselves no mark, to propound no end in the hearing of the Gospel.Aids to Reflection|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The unanswered question of the boy in the 'Moon Prayer' is one of many that the poet likes to propound.
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