Proposed
Propose Pro*pose", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Proposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Proposing}.] [F. proposer; pref. pro- (L. pro for, forward) + poser to place. See {Pose}, v.] 1. To set forth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That being proposed brimfull of wine, one scarce could lift it up. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]

2. To offer for consideration, discussion, acceptance, or adoption; as, to propose terms of peace; to propose a question for discussion; to propose an alliance; to propose a person for office. [1913 Webster]

3. To set before one's self or others as a purpose formed; hence, to purpose; to intend. [1913 Webster]

I propose to relate, in several volumes, the history of the people of New England. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]

{To propose to one's self}, to intend; to design. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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