transitive verb (proponed; proponing) Etymology: Middle English (Scots), from Latin proponere — more at propound Date: 14th century 1. Scottish propose, propound 2. Scottish to put forward (a defense)

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  • Propone — Pro*pone , v. t. [L. proponere to propose. See {Propound}.] To propose; to bring forward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • propone — index hold out (deliberate on an offer) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • propone — late 14c., from L. proponere “to put forth” (see PROPOUND (Cf. propound)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • propone — [prō pōn′] vt. proponed, proponing [MScot proponen < L proponere: see PROPOSE] Scot. to bring forward as a plan, excuse, etc.; propose …   English World dictionary

  • propone — To propound; to proffer; to offer as, to propone a will for probate; to make a motion …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • propone — /preuh pohn /, v.t., proponed, proponing. Scot. 1. to suggest for consideration; propose. 2. to present before a jury or judge; plead for or request (an official decision). [1325 75; ME proponen < L proponere to set forth, PROPOUND. See PROPOSE]… …   Universalium

  • propone — verb to propose or put forward for discussion or consideration See Also: apropos, proponent, propound …   Wiktionary

  • propone — pro·pone …   English syllables

  • propone — pro•pone [[t]prəˈpoʊn[/t]] v. t. poned, pon•ing. Scot. 1) scot. to propose 2) scot. to present before a court • Etymology: 1325–75; ME < L prōpōnere to set forth …   From formal English to slang

  • propone — /prapown/ In ecclesiastical and probate law, to bring forward for adjudication; to exhibit as basis of a claim; to proffer for judicial action …   Black's law dictionary

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