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noun as in suggestion; scheme

verb as in make suggestion, often improper

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How tech does these things is often arcane, but what it does – the outcome – should be easy to explain, especially as a business or investment proposition.

From Fortune

E-commerce, at least for now, has helped the company deliver on that proposition.

From Digiday

Microsoft still owns Bing’s search engine, Xbox’s gaming console and even MSN’s online portal, but it has become more of a business-facing tech company than a consumer proposition.

From Digiday

Landing pages need to communicate this proposition in a succinct way sufficiently.

As a business, your unique selling proposition is what sets you and your competitor’s miles apart.

However, welcoming refugees is an expensive and potentially risky proposition for European countries.

It stands for the proposition that the biological basis of procreation should also be the sole organizing principle of society.

An HIV scare, Rand Paul talking points, and a (maybe) proposition.

The lack of love likely stems from DeMaio's silence on Proposition 8.

Indeed, turning all doctors into employees is quite a dangerous proposition.

Now the trouble with the main proposition just quoted is that each side of the equation is used as the measure of the other.

I will not, therefore, say that the proposition that the value of everything equals the cost of production is false.

If one could languish through life in the shell of a mere beauty that life would be a good deal simpler proposition than it is.

But in reality this paradox of value is the most fundamental proposition in economic science.

When Michael got thus far in his proposition, it was not very difficult to work it to the end.


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proposition, such as: hypothesis, invitation, motion, premise, proposal, and recommendation.

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