propone

verb

pro·​pone prə-ˈpōn How to pronounce propone (audio)
proponed; proponing

transitive verb

1
Scotland : propose, propound
2
Scotland : to put forward (a defense)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English (Scots), from Latin proponere — more at propound

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of propone was in the 14th century

Dictionary Entries Near propone

Cite this Entry

“Propone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propone. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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