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Definition of Propose


  1. To set forth.
  2. To offer for consideration, discussion, acceptance, or adoption; as, to propose terms of peace; to propose a question for discussion; to propose an alliance; to propose a person for office.
  3. To set before one's self or others as a purpose formed; hence, to purpose; to intend.
  4. To speak; to converse.
  5. To form or declare a purpose or intention; to lay a scheme; to design; as, man proposes, but God disposes.
  6. To offer one's self in marriage.
  7. Talk; discourse.

Propose Quotations

No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
Ulysses S. Grant

I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
Ulysses S. Grant

The advantage of the gypsy language, even though I don't understand it that much, the language is perfect melody. So if you propose the movie the way I do, then the language is just one part of the melody. Orchestrating all inside, and the language is following the meaning of what they say, and it's never the same as written.
Emir Kusturica

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.

It is the duty of the President to propose and it is the privilege of the Congress to dispose.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
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Propose Translations

propose in Afrikaans is bied
propose in Dutch is uitloven, bieden, aanbieden
propose in Finnish is ehdottaa
propose in French is proposent, proposons, proposez, proposer
propose in German is vorschlagen
propose in Latin is propono
propose in Portuguese is proponha
propose in Spanish is proponer
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