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Synonyms for proposition
ˌprɒp əˈzɪʃ ənpropo·si·tion

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. propositionnoun

    To propose a plan to (someone).

    proposal, suggestion

  2. propositionnoun

    To propose some illicit behaviour to (someone). Often sexual in nature.

    proposal, suggestion

  3. propositionnoun

    The content of an assertion that may be taken as being true or false and is considered abstractly without reference to the linguistic sentence that constitutes the assertion.


English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. proposition

    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.

    bid, offer, overture, proposal

    acceptance, denial, disapproval, refusal, rejection, repulse

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. proposition

    statement, affirmation, declaration, sentence

    misstatement, interjection, babel, jargon, sound, riddle, paradox

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. propositionnoun

    (logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false

    proposal, suggestion, proffer

  2. suggestion, proposition, proffernoun

    a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection

    "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse"

    proffer, trace, proposal, mesmerism, hint, hypnotism, prompting, suggestion

  3. propositionnoun

    an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors)

    proposal, suggestion, proffer

  4. proposal, propositionnoun

    the act of making a proposal

    "they listened to her proposal"

    proposal of marriage, proposal, marriage offer, suggestion, marriage proposal, proffer

  5. propositionverb

    a task to be dealt with

    "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition"

    proposal, suggestion, proffer

  6. propositionverb

    suggest sex to

    "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party"

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. propositionnoun

    offer (of something to be considered), proffer, tender, overture, suggestion, PROPOSAL

  2. propositionnoun

    position, thesis, statement, declaration, dictum, doctrine

  3. propositionnoun

    (Logic.) period, complete sentence

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "proposition":

    proposal, thesis, premise, assertion, motion, suggestion, proposed

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  1. Mary Chapman:

    There’s a million places you can get a burrito, but at Chipotle, it’s the experience, the value proposition is there, you can get whatever toppings you like for the same price and the quality ingredients are appreciated. [ Pizza places ] are trying to attract the same customer.

  2. Bill Gortney:

    One interceptor versus one warhead in mid-course is a failing proposition because they can produce more than we can ever possibly afford to put into the ground, we're going to need more capability to engage the threat throughout its flight, keep them on the ground, kill them on the (launch) rails, kill them in boost phase and then get more warheads in space in mid-course.

  3. Biden TransitionBiden:

    It's going to be very difficult for that to be done and it's a very expensive proposition.

  4. State Anthony Blinken:

    But what's really important is the strategic proposition that Putin will not succeed in what he's tried to achieve.

  5. Republican Assemblyman James Gallagher:

    I think there will be bipartisan support for the proposition that parents should be involved in their kids' health care decisions, in deciding what types of medical care and drugs they should be taking.

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