1. [ verb ] make a proposal, declare a plan for something
Synonyms: suggest advise
Related terms: declare declare recommend submit advance proposition feed_back move suggestion proposer proposal
2. [ verb ] present for consideration
Synonyms: project
Related terms: plan offer introduce proposer
3. [ verb ] propose or intend
Synonyms: aim purport purpose

"I aim to arrive at noon"

Related terms: intend purpose aim intent
4. [ verb ] (government) put forward; nominate for appointment to an office
Synonyms: nominate

"The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"

Related terms: choose nominate nominator
5. [ verb ] ask (someone) to marry you
Synonyms: pop_the_question propose_marriage declare_oneself offer

"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"

Related terms: request marriage_proposal
Similar spelling:   proposer