Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun proposition

5 senses of proposition

Sense 1
proposition -- ((logic) a statement that affirms or denies something and is either true or false)
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 2
suggestion, proposition, proffer -- (a proposal offered for acceptance or rejection; "it was a suggestion we couldn't refuse")
       => proposal -- (something proposed (such as a plan or assumption))

Sense 3
proposition -- (an offer for a private bargain (especially a request for sexual favors))
       => offer, offering -- (something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds")

Sense 4
proposal, proposition -- (the act of making a proposal; "they listened to her proposal")
       => speech act -- (the use of language to perform some act)

Sense 5
proposition -- (a task to be dealt with; "securing adequate funding is a time-consuming proposition")
       => undertaking, project, task, labor -- (any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb proposition

1 sense of proposition

Sense 1
proposition -- (suggest sex to; "She was propositioned by a stranger at the party")
       => propose, suggest, advise -- (make a proposal, declare a plan for something; "the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax")

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