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To offer or propose. To form or put forward an item, plan, or idea for discussion and ultimate acceptance or rejection.


verb advance, advocate, allege, argue, aver, contend, exhibit, hypothesize, introduce, lay before, maintain, make a motion, moot, move, offer, pose, posit, postulate, predicate, present, proffer, project, propose, put forth, put forward, recommend, set forth, submit, suggest, tender, throw out, voice
Associated concepts: propound the law
See also: adduce, admonish, advise, advocate, allege, annunciate, argue, assert, avouch, avow, bear, claim, decide, defend, give, hold, issue, maintain, offer, posit, postulate, proffer, propose, publish, submit, utter

TO PROPOUND. To offer, to propose; as, the onus probandi in every case lies upon the party who propounds a will. 1 Curt. R. 637; 6 Eng. Eccl. R. 417.

References in classic literature ?
inquired the Dodger; taking advantage of the next interval of breathlessness on the part of his friend to propound the question.
Not even the circumstance that Riderhood was their conductor moved him, otherwise than that as he took a dip of ink he seemed, by a settlement of his chin in his stock, to propound to that personage, without looking at him, the question, 'What have YOU been up to, last?
He was about to propound the question to Namby, who kept close beside him, sucking a large gold ring on his little finger, when Perker bustled up, and observing that there was no time to lose, led the way into the inn.
The Bacon, the Spinoza, the Hume, Schelling, Kant, or whosoever propounds to you a philosophy of the mind, is only a more or less awkward translator of things in your consciousness which you have also your way of seeing, perhaps of denominating.
Luzhin, who propounds the theory of the superiority of wives raised from destitution and owing everything to their husband's bounty--who propounds it, too, almost at the first interview.
We are satisfactory over the way of managing the national dialogue and views propounded during the dialogue by parties, movements and national dignitaries , disclosing that the time set for the dialogue is sufficient for all parties to propound their views .
Few in Iran believe such tales, but the surprise was that state television gave Naghipurfar a platform to propound such ideas.
Dave Yewlett Whitchurch, Cardiff nowadays the advertisements on television all seem to propound the idea that "fun" can only be had by children playing Gameboys, Xbox or similar "games" in front of the television.
Today, a plaintiff's counsel with even a passing familiarity with the new federal e-discovery requirements can, and often will, create sweeping and burdensome discovery requests to propound on corporate defendants.
AS a nation we have a critical need to ditch at the earliest opportunity the corrupt and rotten political chameleons in favour of those who propound traditional commonsense Judaeo/ Christian ethics and principles.
Perhaps his most controversial stance was to propound what has come to be known as the consensus school of history.
Typical of the left, they propound no solution of their own for Iraq except to cut and run.