Definition for PRO-POSE'

PRO-POSE', v.t. [s. as z. Fr. proposer; L. propono, proposui; W. posiaw, to pose, that is, to set; literally to put or throw forward.]

  1. To offer for consideration, discussion, acceptance or adoption; as, to propose a bill or resolve to a legislative body; to propose terms of peace; to propose a question or subject for discussion; to propose an alliance by treaty or marriage; to propose alterations or amendments in a law.
  2. To offer or present for consideration. In learning any thing, as little as possible should be proposed to the mind at first. – Watts. To propose for one's self, to intend; to design; to form a design in the mind.

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