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proposing, present participle; proposed, past tense; proposes, 3rd person singular present; proposed, past participle;
  1. Put forward (an idea or plan) for consideration or discussion by others
    • - he proposed a new nine-point peace plan
    • - we propose to be away for six months
    • - I proposed that the government should retain a 51 percent stake in the company
  2. Nominate (someone) for an elected office or as a member of a society
    • - Thomson was proposed as chairman
  3. Put forward (a motion) to a legislature or committee
    • - the government put its slim majority to the test by proposing a vote of confidence
  4. Make an offer of marriage to someone
    • - I have already proposed to Sarah

  1. make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax"
  2. project: present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
  3. aim: propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon"
  4. nominate: put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position; "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"
  5. ask (someone) to marry you; "he popped the question on Sunday night"; "she proposed marriage to the man she had known for only two months"; "The old bachelor finally declared himself to the young woman"
  6. (proposal) something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)
  7. (Proposal (business)) A business proposal is a written offer from a seller to a prospective buyer. Business proposals are often a key step in the complex sales process—i.e., whenever a buyer considers more than price in a purchase.Newman, Larry. Shipley Associates Proposal Guide,
  8. (The Proposal (Animorphs)) The Proposal is the thirty-fifth book in the Animorphs series, authored by K.A. Applegate. It is known to have been ghostwritten by Jeffrey Zuehlke. It is narrated by Marco.
  9. (The Proposal (Archie Marries Veronica)) "Archie Marries Veronica/Archie Marries Betty" is an American comic book story by writer Michael Uslan and artists Stan Goldberg and Bob Smith that was originally presented in Archie # 600-605. ...
  10. (The Proposal (Dynasty 1985)) The following is a complete list of episodes for the 1980s television series Dynasty, in broadcast order.
  11. (The Proposal (film)) The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher and starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. The screenplay was written by Pete Chiarelli. The film was released on June 19, 2009 in North America by Touchstone Pictures.
  12. (The Proposal (Frasier)) The ninth season of Frasier was a 24 episode season, that ran from September 2001 to May 2002, beginning on 25 September 2001.
  13. To suggest a plan or course of action; To ask for a person's hand in marriage; To intend
  14. (Proposed) Beriev Be-2500 · Boeing 747-8 · Boeing Pelican
  15. (Proposed) Not standard HTML. Parsers should implement these features as far as possible in order to preserve back-compatibility with previous versions of this specification.
  16. (Proposed) Those species named in formal documents published in the Federal Register under the direction of the Endangered Species Act and 50 CFR 402.2 but which have not yet been listed as endangered or threatened.
  17. (proposed [animal name]) cryptids with an accepted alternative explanation.
  18. (Proposal) An application for funding that contains all information necessary to describe project plans, staff capabilities, and funds requested.  Formal proposals are officially approved and submitted by an organization in the name of a principal investigator.
  19. (Proposal) an offer, submitted in response to a request from a contracting authority, that constitutes a solution to the problem, requirement or objective in the request.
  20. (Proposal) A written application, often accompanied by supporting documents, submitted to a foundation or corporate giving program in requesting a grant. ...
  21. (Proposal) The presentation that outlines the property, the objectives of the sponsor and delivers the list of benefits the sponsor will receive to achieve these goals in exchange for a specified investment in cash or in-kind.
  22. A proposal is frequently what an agent will ask for when taking a book under consideration. For fiction and narrative non—fiction a proposal usually includes a cover letter, a designated number of chapters from the book, and a synopsis. ...
  23. (Proposal) a summary of a proposed book - usually nonfiction.
  24. A proposal is a document outlining a proposed PR strategy or campaign, with budget, to an existing or potential client.
  25. (Proposal) Written offer by an individual or non-Federal organization to enter into a contract, usually in response to a request for proposals (RFP). ...