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propose /prəˈpəʊz $ -ˈpoʊz/ verb

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- put forward, advance, present, submit, suggest
- nominate, name, present, recommend
- intend, aim, design, have in mind, mean, plan, scheme
- offer marriage, ask for someone's hand (in marriage), pop the question (informal)
Antonyms: withdraw
Related Idioms: put forth (or forward)
Related Words: move (for), offer, present, submit, tender, ask, request, solicit
English Thesaurus: suggest, recommend, propose, put forward, nominate, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

propose S2 W2 /prəˈpəʊz $ -ˈpoʊz/ verb
[Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: proposer, from Latin proponere; propound]

1. SUGGEST [transitive] formal to suggest something as a plan or course of action ⇒ proposal:
the changes currently proposed by the local planning authorities
the proposed budget cuts
propose that
In his speech he proposed that the UN should set up an emergency centre for the environment.
propose doing something
The report also proposes extending the motorway.
Do not say ‘propose someone something’. Say propose something: He proposed a compromise (NOT He proposed me a compromise).

In everyday English, people usually say that someone puts forward plans, ideas etc, rather than proposes them:
The idea was first put forward by a German scientist.

2. MEETING [transitive] to formally suggest a course of action at a meeting and ask people to vote on it
propose a motion/amendment/resolution etc
The resolution was proposed by the chairman of the International Committee.
propose somebody for something
Mr Leesom proposed Mrs Banks for the position of Treasurer (=he suggested formally that she should be the treasurer).

3. THEORY [transitive] to suggest an idea, method etc as an answer to a scientific question or as a better way of doing something:
A number of theories have been proposed to explain the phenomenon.

4. INTEND [transitive] formal to intend to do something
propose to do something
How does he propose to deal with the situation?
propose doing something
We still don’t know how the company proposes raising the money.

a) [intransitive] to ask someone to marry you, especially in a formal way
propose to
Shaun proposed to me only six months after we met.
b) propose marriage formal to ask someone to marry you

6. propose a toast (to somebody) to formally ask a group of people at a social event to join you in wishing someone success, happiness, etc as they raise and drink a glass of wine:
I’d like to propose a toast to the bride and groom.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. seriously Are you seriously proposing that we should allow this situation to continue?
PREP. as The measures have been proposed as a way of improving standards.
for He was proposed for the job of treasurer.
PHRASES originally proposed The plan originally proposed was ruled completely unrealistic.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: I propose you to talk to John about it.
GOOD: I suggest that you talk to John about it.

Usage Note:
propose = formally suggest an idea, plan or course of action, especially to an official person or group that has the power to decide: 'May I propose that we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting.'

BAD: A friend of mine has proposed me a job in his restaurant.
GOOD: A friend of mine has offered me a job in his restaurant.
BAD: He proposed to put them up for a few days.
GOOD: He offered to put them up for a few days.

Usage Note:
offer = (1) tell someone that they can have something if they want it: 'He offered me a cup of tea.' 'She was offered a job on a local newspaper.'
(2) tell someone that you are willing to do something: 'He offered to drive me back to my hotel.'

BAD: I would like to propose to double the number of computers in each office.
GOOD: I would like to propose that the number of computers in each office is/be doubled.
GOOD: I would like to propose doubling the number of computers in each office.
BAD: I propose the library opening hours to be increased.
GOOD: I propose that the library opening hours are/be increased.

Usage Note:
propose to do sth = intend: 'We would like to know what action you propose to take.'
propose that sb does/(should) do sth (or propose doing sth ) = formally suggest: 'He has proposed that each existing member accept responsibility for recruiting two new members.' 'In the end it was proposed that the students concerned should be given a verbal warning.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 13.0
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