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verb as in intend; have in mind

verb as in ask for hand in marriage


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A new law on the table in Denmark proposes to make sex with animals, known as zoophilia, illegal.

Petro Poroshenko proposes a utopian solution to the problem.

Morris thinks this question is an empirical one, and his new book proposes an answer that he finds astonishing.

Update: Bob Geldof proposes to long-term girlfriend, and is 'determined something positive' will come out of recent tragedy.

This is precisely what a new book by Fordham University theology professor George Demacopoulos proposes.

He further proposes to use it in the form of a solid cardboard as a roofing material for light structures.

Koch proposes to omit maner, and read—'No counseyl, but at hir loke.'

All religion is visibly founded upon the principle that "God proposes and man disposes."

She has commissioned me to write the poem, and she graciously proposes to allow you to perform it with your puppets.

Young lady proposes to tell me my fortune for a penny, with a revolving card.

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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proposes, such as: urge, offer, nominate, request, introduce, and come up with.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.