Synonyms and Antonyms of propose

  1. 1 to set before the mind for consideration <he proposed that we go for a walk this afternoon> Synonyms advance, bounce, offer, pose, proffer, propound, suggest, vote Related Words move; nominate, recommend; present, submit, tender, trot out; file, lay, lodge; arrange, calculate, chart, contrive, cover, frame, map, plan, plot, shape Phrases put forth, put forward

  2. 2 to have in mind as a purpose or goal <we propose to buy a new house within the next year> Synonyms aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], look, mean, meditate, plan, intend, purport, purposeRelated Words dream, hope, wish; consider, debate, mull (over), ponder; attempt, endeavor, strive, struggle, try; plot, scheme; accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, perform

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