Synonyms of 'propose'
to put forward (a plan) for considerationWe are about to propose some changes to the system.
We presented three options to the unions for discussion.
I suggest you ask him some specific questions about his past.
Many theories have been advanced as to why this is.
They submitted their reports to the Chancellor yesterday.
She quickly tendered her resignation.
They have not yet proffered an explanation of how the accident happened.
She continues to propound her theories about the supernatural.
to intend (to do something)I propose to spend my entire life travelling.
She intends to do A levels and go to university.
I didn't mean to hurt you.
They plan to move house next year.
I didn't aim to get caught.
a compromise designed to please everyone
His life went in the direction that he purposed.
have in mind,
have every intention
to nominate (someone) for a positionHe was proposed for renomination as party chairman.
The public will be able to nominate candidates for the awards.
The Scots have yet to name their team.
She presents a weekly TV fashion programme.
She does not abandon her responsibility to introduce new ideas.
I recommend that you consult your doctor.
to make an offer of marriageMerton proposed to her on bended knee.
pop the question (informal),
He got serious quickly and popped the question six months later.
ask for someone's hand (in marriage),
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in the sense of advance
to present an idea for considerationMany theories have been advanced as to why this is.
in the sense of aim
to propose or intendI didn't aim to get caught.
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