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Synonyms for proposal
prəˈpoʊ zəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. proposal(noun)

    something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

    Synonyms:
    proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposition, marriage proposal

  2. marriage proposal, proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposal(noun)

    an offer of marriage

    Synonyms:
    proposal of marriage, marriage offer, proposition, marriage proposal

  3. proposal, proposition(noun)

    the act of making a proposal

    "they listened to her proposal"

    Synonyms:
    proposal of marriage, marriage offer, suggestion, proposition, marriage proposal, proffer

Wiktionary

  1. proposal(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tender, proffer, overture

  2. proposal(noun)

    That which is proposed, or propounded for consideration or acceptance; a scheme or design; terms or conditions proposed; offer; as, to make proposals for a treaty of peace; to offer proposals for erecting a building; to make proposals of marriage.

    Synonyms:
    overture, proffer, tender

  3. proposal(noun)

    The offer by a party of what he has in view as to an intended business transaction, which, with acceptance, constitutes a contract.

    Synonyms:
    tender, overture, proffer

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proposal

    An offer or proposal puts something before one for acceptance or rejection, proposal being the more formal word; a proposition sets forth truth (or what is claimed to be truth) in formal statement. The proposition is for consideration, the proposal for action; as, a proposition in geometry, a proposal of marriage; but proposition is often used nearly in the sense of proposal when it concerns a matter for deliberation; as, a proposition for the surrender of a fort. A bid is commercial and often verbal; as, a bid at an auction; proposal is used in nearly the same sense, but is more formal. An overture opens negotiation or conference, and the word is especially used of some movement toward reconciliation; as, overtures of peace.

    Synonyms:
    bid, offer, overture, proposition

    Antonyms:
    acceptance, denial, disapproval, refusal, rejection, repulse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. proposal

    Synonyms:
    offer, overture, tender, suggestion, design, proposition, scheme

    Antonyms:
    withholding, withdrawal, retention, reticence, dissuasive, warning, prohibition

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. proposal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    offer (of something to be done), proffer, tender, overture, PROPOSITION

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How to use proposal in a sentence?

  1. Barbara Roper:

    The proposal is a modest improvement over the status quo, but not the clear and unambiguous best interest standard investors need and deserve.

  2. Jacques Schillaci:

    It's going to capture trades that wouldn't be captured by the current regulation and that's the bogeyman people would want to avoid in this proposal.

  3. North African:

    A majority of deputies voted to reject the proposal.

  4. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    My proposal was that Greece should simply announce that it is defaulting ... and stick the finger to Germany and say 'you can now solve this problem by yourself'.

  5. Hernan Esteves:

    The problem is that you have a debt restructuring proposal launched by one government, but that will have to be executed by the next government, that makes it very difficult to manage an orderly restructuring.


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