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noun as in suggestion; scheme

verb as in make suggestion, often improper

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Example Sentences

But the example set by members of his own party puts the lie to such liberal-sounding propositions.

Later, he propositions Peggy once more, this time in her office.

He brought me cookies his wife made and he propositions me while I'm eating one.

But over the past year, the evidence in support of all three propositions has just kept mounting.

The eight marques that multi­plied the overhead and muddied the value propositions of its brands have been streamlined to four.

Mr. Brownlow was in the street at the time they made propositions to shoot down other Union men.

The question was, whether the propositions should be explained now, or after the house had gone into a committee.

Sir Robert Peel said that the discussion on the anticipated propositions was foreign to the question before the house.

Had he any measure of his own to propose, or was he willing to adopt the propositions of others?

These, then, are the methods commonly adopted for explaining terms and propositions.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to propositions, such as: recommendation, motion, hypothesis, premise, invitation, and proposal.

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