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English verb: put forward

1. put forward (communication) put before


SamplesI submit to you that the accused is guilty.


Synonymsposit, state, submit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)advise, propose, suggest

2. put forward (social) insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized


SamplesWomen should assert themselves more!.


Synonymsassert


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, deport

3. put forward (creation) summon into action or bring into existence, often as if by magic


SamplesRaise the specter of unemployment.
He conjured wild birds in the air.
Call down the spirits from the mountain.


Synonymsarouse, bring up, call down, call forth, conjure, conjure up, evoke, invoke, raise, stir


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Narrower (hyponym)anathemise, anathemize, bedamn, beshrew, bless, curse, damn, imprecate, maledict


Verb groupcall forth, evoke, kick up, provoke

4. put forward (communication) propose as a candidate for some honor


Synonymsnominate, put up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)nominate, propose









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