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propose /propose/
  • ngoại động từ
    • đề nghị, đề xuất, đưa ra
      • to propose a course of action: đề xuất một đường lối hành động
      • to propose a motion: đưa ra một kiến nghị
      • to propose a change: đề nghị một sự thay đổi
    • lấy làm mục đích; đặt ra, đề ra (làm mục đích)
      • the object I propose to myself: mục đích tôi đề ra cho bản thân
    • đề nghị nâng cốc chúc, đề nghị uống mừng
      • to propose someone's health: đề nghị nâng cốc chúc sức khoẻ ai
      • to propose a toast: đề nghị nâng cốc chúc mừng (sức khoẻ ai...)
    • tiến cử, đề cử
      • to propose a candidate: đề cử một người ra ứng cử
    • cầu (hôn)
      • to propose mariage to someone: cầu hôn ai
    • có ý định, dự định, trù định
      • to propose to go tomorrow; to propose going tomorrow: dự định đi ngày mai
  • nội động từ
    • có ý định, dự định, trù định
    • cầu hôn
      • to propose to someone: cầu hôn ai
    • man proposes, God disposes
      • (xem) disposes
Concise Dictionary
+make a proposal, declare a plan for something
+present for consideration
+propose or intend
+put forward; nominate for appointment to an office
+ask (someone) to marry you

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 offer, tender, proffer; present, introduce, submit, advance, set forth, put forward, propound, bid, recommend, suggest, come up with, call attention to, broach, Brit table:
Management proposed a wage increase of five per cent. The architect proposed that we consider an addition to the north wing
2 offer, mean, intend, plan, expect, aim:
We propose to make a start on the decorating once we have had our lunch.
3 nominate, name, put forward or forth, suggest, introduce, submit, put up:
His boss proposed him for membership of the golf club.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
suggest plan
1 (formal) to suggest a plan, an idea, etc. for people to think about and decide on: [VN] The government proposed changes to the voting system. + What would you propose? + [V that] She proposed that the book be banned. + (BrE also) She proposed that the book should be banned. + [VN that] It was proposed that the president be elected for a period of two years. + [V -ing] He proposed changing the name of the company. + [VN to inf] It was proposed to pay the money from public funds.
Help Note: This pattern is only used in the passive.
2 to intend to do sth: [V to inf] What do you propose to do now? + [V -ing] How do you propose getting home?
3 ~ (sth) (to sb) to ask sb to marry you: [V] He was afraid that if he proposed she might refuse. + She proposed to me! + [VN] to propose marriage
at formal meeting
4 [VN] ~ sth
~ sb (for / as sth) to suggest sth at a formal meeting and ask people to vote on it: I propose Tom Ellis for chairman. + to propose a motion (= to be the main speaker in support of an idea at a formal debate)
suggest explanation
5 [VN] (formal) to suggest an explanation of sth for people to consider
She proposed a possible solution to the mystery.
Idioms: propose a toast (to sb)
propose sb's health to ask people to wish sb health, happiness and success by raising their glasses and drinking: I'd like to propose a toast to the bride and groom.
Collocation Dictionary


Are you seriously proposing that we should allow this situation to continue?


The measures have been proposed as a way of improving standards.
| for
He was proposed for the job of treasurer.


originally proposed
The plan originally proposed was ruled completely unrealistic.

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