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proposition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of proposition

  1. 1 an idea that is the starting point for making a case or conducting an investigation <started the discussion with the simple proposition that no one ever does anything out of pure altruism> Synonyms hypothesis, theory, supposition, thesisRelated Words assumption, concession, premise (also premiss), presumption, presupposition, theorem; conjecture, generalization, guess, guesswork, inference, speculation, surmise; proffer, proposal, suggestion; feeling, hunch, impression, inkling, notion, suspicion; abstraction, concept, conception, constructNear Antonyms assurance, certainty, fact, knowledge

  2. 2 something which is presented for consideration <a neighbor with a business proposition to tell us about> Synonyms offer, proffer, proposal, suggestionRelated Words counteroffer, counterproposal, countersuggestion; feeler, overture; motion; advancement, nomination, recommendation; bid, presentation, submission, submittal, tender; arrangement, game, ground plan, layout, line, plan, plot, project, strategy, system; conception, idea, notion, theory, thought





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