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Synonyms of propose in English:


  • 1 he proposed a solution
    put forward, suggest, submit, advance, offer, present, move, come up with, lodge, table, nominate
    [Antonyms] withdraw
  • 2 do you propose to go?
    intend, mean, plan, have in mind/view, resolve, aim, purpose, think of, aspire, want
  • 3 you've proposed to her!
    ask someone to marry you, make an offer of marriage, offer marriage
    datedask for someone's hand in marriage
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