Textual thesaurus for "propose"

(verb) project

present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.

He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism; She proposed a new theory of relativity

(verb) purport, purpose, aim

propose or intend

I aim to arrive at noon

(verb) advise, suggest

make a proposal, declare a plan for something

the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

(verb) pop the question, offer, declare oneself

ask (someone) to marry you

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

(verb) nominate

put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position

The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission