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proposes

verb
present tense third-person singular of propose

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1 to set before the mind for consideration
  • he proposed that we go for a walk this afternoon

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2 to have in mind as a purpose or goal
  • we propose to buy a new house within the next year

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“Proposes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proposes. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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