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Definition of Proposition


  1. The act of setting or placing before; the act of offering.
  2. That which is proposed; that which is offered, as for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; a proposal; as, the enemy made propositions of peace; his proposition was not accepted.
  3. A statement of religious doctrine; an article of faith; creed; as, the propositions of Wyclif and Huss.
  4. A complete sentence, or part of a sentence consisting of a subject and predicate united by a copula; a thought expressed or propounded in language; a from of speech in which a predicate is affirmed or denied of a subject; as, snow is white.
  5. A statement in terms of a truth to be demonstrated, or of an operation to be performed.
  6. That which is offered or affirmed as the subject of the discourse; anything stated or affirmed for discussion or illustration.
  7. The part of a poem in which the author states the subject or matter of it.
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Proposition Translations

proposition in German is Vorschlag
proposition in Latin is thesis
proposition in Swedish is sats