verb (used with object), proposed, proposing.
to offer or suggest (a matter, subject, case, etc.) for consideration, acceptance, or action:
to propose a new method.
to offer (a toast).
He proposed that a messenger be sent.
to present or nominate (a person) for some position, office, membership, etc.
to put before oneself as something to be done; design; intend.
to present to the mind or attention; state.
to propound (a question, riddle, etc.).
verb (used without object), proposed, proposing.
to make an offer or suggestion, especially of marriage.
to form or consider a purpose or design.
(when transitive, may take a clause as object) to put forward (a plan, motion, etc) for consideration or action
(transitive) to nominate, as for a position
(transitive) to plan or intend (to do something): I propose to leave town now
(transitive) to announce the drinking of (a toast) to (the health of someone, etc)
(intransitive) often foll by to. to make an offer of marriage (to someone)
noun, Printing. 1. a proof, usually pulled on glossy paper, of a fidelity suitable for reproduction by photography for making a plate.
adjective 1. deserving of reproof.
noun 1. the act of reproving. 2. a reproof.
verb (used with object), reproved, reproving. 1. to criticize or correct, especially gently: to reprove a pupil for making a mistake. 2. to disapprove of strongly; censure: to reprove a bad decision. 3. Obsolete. to disprove or refute. verb (used without object), reproved, reproving. 4. to speak in reproof; administer a reproof. verb (used with […]