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proposition

prop·o·si·tion

proposition

 
 
pronunciation:
pra p zI shn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a plan of action proposed; proposal.
synonyms:
plan, proposal
similar words:
offer, project, scheme, suggestion, undertaking
definition 2: anything presented for the purpose of discussion or evaluation.
synonyms:
offer, proposal
similar words:
hypothesis, premise, proffer, suggestion
definition 3: in logic, an affirmative or negative statement.
synonyms:
premise
similar words:
axiom, hypothesis, postulate, statement, supposition, thesis
definition 4: a suggestion or proposal for sexual relations.
synonyms:
advance, come-on, pass
similar words:
impropriety, indecency, move, overture
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: propositioned, propositioning, propositions
definition: to suggest or propose sexual relations to.
similar words:
flirt with
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derivation: propositional (adj.)