English verb: propose
|1.||propose (communication) make a proposal, declare a plan for something|
|Samples||The senator proposed to abolish the sales tax.|
|Examples||They propose him to write the letter, They propose to move|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Narrower (hyponym)||advance, advocate, feed back, make a motion, move, posit, proposition, put forward, recommend, state, submit, throw out, urge|
|2.||propose (cognition) present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.|
|Samples||He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism.|
She proposed a new theory of relativity.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing
|Narrower (hyponym)||introduce, offer|
|3.||propose (cognition) propose or intend|
|Samples||I aim to arrive at noon.|
|Synonyms||aim, purport, purpose|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE|
|Broader (hypernym)||intend, mean, think|
|4.||propose (social) put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position|
|Samples||The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission.|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Somebody ----s somebody something
|Broader (hypernym)||choose, pick out, select, take|
|Narrower (hyponym)||nominate, put forward, put up|
|5.||propose (communication) ask (someone) to marry you|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||declare oneself, offer, pop the question|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s.|
Somebody ----s to somebody