Propounder Pro*pound"er, n. One who propounds, proposes, or offers for consideration. --Chillingworth. [1913 Webster]

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  • propounder — propound ► VERB ▪ put forward (an idea, theory, etc.) for consideration. DERIVATIVES propounder noun. ORIGIN Latin proponere put forward …   English terms dictionary

  • propounder — noun see propound …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • propounder — See propound. * * * …   Universalium

  • propounder — prÉ™ paÊŠndÉ™(r) n. one who makes a suggestion, one who proposes an idea (or theory, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • propounder — pro·pound·er …   English syllables

  • propounder — də(r) noun ( s) : one that propounds …   Useful english dictionary

  • propound — propounder, n. /preuh pownd /, v.t. to put forward or offer for consideration, acceptance, or adoption; set forth; propose: to propound a theory. [1545 55; later var. of ME propone (see PROPONE) < L proponere to set forth, equiv. to pro PRO 1 +… …   Universalium

  • Doctrinaire — Doc tri*naire , n. [F. See {Doctrine}.] One who would apply to political or other practical concerns the abstract doctrines or the theories of his own philosophical system; a propounder of a new set of opinions; a dogmatic theorist. Used also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proponent — Pro*po nent, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The propounder of a thing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propound — transitive verb Etymology: alteration of earlier propone, from Middle English (Scots) proponen, from Latin proponere to display, propound, from pro before + ponere to put, place more at pro , position Date: 1537 to offer for discussion or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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