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Definition 1: something proposed (such as a plan or assumption) - [noun denoting communication]

(proposal is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of proposal ) a proposal for an appropriate course of action

(... is a kind of proposal ) a proposal offered as an alternative to an earlier proposal

(... is a kind of proposal ) a proposal intended to explain certain facts or observations

(... is a kind of proposal ) a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

"it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"

(... is a kind of proposal ) a new proposal

"they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"

(... is a kind of proposal ) a proposal of something previously rejected

"they avoided a re-introduction of the old terminology"

(... is a kind of proposal ) a formal proposal for action made to a deliberative assembly for discussion and vote

"he made a motion to adjourn" "she called for the question"

Definition 2: the act of making a proposal - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where proposal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they listened to her proposal

Synonyms for proposal in the sense of this definition

(proposal is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of proposal ) the act of presenting a proposal

Definition 3: an offer of marriage - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for proposal in the sense of this definition

(proposal is a kind of ...) something offered (as a proposal or bid)

"noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"

(... is a kind of proposal ) an informal reference to a marriage proposal

"he was ready to pop the question"

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